Three COVID-19 admissions in Derry; Altnagelvin 2.99% over capacity

Three people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 over on Tuesday, according to the latest Department of Health figures.

By Kevin Mullan
Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 2:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 2:44 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 60-6 (two patients) and over 80 (one patient).

At midnight on Tuesday 55 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

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

In terms of general occupancy 10.75% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 81.79% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 2.99% over capacity; 7.46% were ‘awaiting admission.’