Four COVID-19 admissions in Derry including three women aged 20-39

Four more people - including three women all aged 20 to 39 - were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to Department of Health figures.

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 3:19 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 20-39 (3 patients) and 50-59 (1 patient).

At midnight on Tuesday 60 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

Four (36.36%) out of 11 ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; seven ICU bed (63.64%) were occupied by patients with other conditions; and no beds were free.

Six ICU patients in total were being ventilated - three were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 12.24% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 80.30% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was operating at 3.28% over capacity; 7.46% were ‘awaiting admission.’