Three COVID-19 admissions; Altnagelvin 4.21% over capacity

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

Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 2:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th November 2021, 2:52 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 20-39 (one patient), 70-79 (one patient) and over 80 (one patient).

Figures show 54 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Sunday.

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Two (15.38%) out of thirteen ICU beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19; seven (53.85%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and four (30.77%) bed was free.

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

In terms of general occupancy 8.43% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 84.27% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 4.21% over capacity; 7.30% were ‘awaiting admission.’