Three admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19

Three people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.

Their age ranges were as follows: 20-39 (one patient), 60-69 (one patient) and 70-79 (one patient).

Figures show 44 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Thursday.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

There were no ICU beds at Altnagelvin occupied by patients with COVID-19; eight (80%) of ten ICU beds were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and two beds (20%) were free.

Four patients were being ventilated - none were COVID-19 patients.

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In terms of general occupancy 10.67% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 83.15% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 6.18% over capacity; 6.18% were ‘awaiting admission.’