Four COVID-19 patients admitted to Altnagelvin; hospital 4.80% over capacity

Four people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 yesterday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Their age ranges were as follows: 20-39 (one patient), 50-59 (two patients) and over 80 (one patient).

Figures show 48 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Thursday.

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Seven (58.33%) out of 12 ICU beds at Altnagelvin were occupied by patients with COVID-19; four (33.33%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and one (8.33%) bed was free.

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In terms of general occupancy 10.73% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 81.07% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 4.80% over capacity; 8.19% were ‘awaiting admission.’