One Altnagelvin COVID admissions; Derry hospital 1.12% over capacity

One man was admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 yesterday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 3:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 3:22 pm

He was aged 40 to 49.

Figures show 53 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Tuesday.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

Four (33.33%) out of twelve ICU beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19; four (33.33%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and four (33.33%) beds were free.

Six patients were being ventilated - three were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 8.96% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 84.31% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 1.12% over capacity; 6.72% were ‘awaiting admission.’