Man in 40s admitted with COVID-19 in Derry; coronavirus occupancy 8.33%

A man in his 40s was the only person admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Thursday.

Friday, 15th October 2021, 2:13 pm
Updated Friday, 15th October 2021, 2:14 pm
Altnagelvin Hospital

According to the latest Department of Health figures 53 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Thursday.

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Five (41.67%) out of 12 ICU beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19; three (25%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and four (33.33%) beds were free.

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Three patients were being ventilated - one was a COVID-19 patient.

In terms of general occupancy 8.33% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 86.49% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 5.17% over capacity; 5.17% were ‘awaiting admission.’