Three COVID-19 patients admitted to Altnagelvin

Three COVID-19 patients were admitted to Altnagelvin on Thursday, according to the latest Department of Health figures.

Friday, 8th October 2021, 3:13 pm

The patients were all men. Their age ranges were as follows: 40-49 (one patient), 60-69 (one patient) and over 80 (one patient).

At midnight on Thursday 58 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

Two (28.57%) out of seven ICU beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19; three (42.86%); and two (28.57%) beds were free.

One patient - a patient with COVID-19 - was being ventilated.

In terms of general occupancy 11.21% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 82.76% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 3.16% over capacity; 6.03% were ‘awaiting admission.’