Six new COVID-19 admissions but no coronavirus patients in Derry ICU

Six people - including a woman aged 20 to 39 - were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the latest Department of Health figures.

Wednesday, 6th October 2021, 3:27 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 20-39 (one patient), 40-49 (one patient), 50-59 (one patient), 60-69 (two patients) and over 80 (one patient).

At midnight on Tuesday 62 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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One ICU patients in total was being ventilated. The patient did not have COVID-19.

In terms of general occupancy 12.36% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 80.17% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 4.02% over capacity; 7.47% were ‘awaiting admission.’