Three more Altnagelvin COVID-19 admissions with hospital 4.66% over capacity

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

Tuesday, 17th August 2021, 2:54 pm

Two of the women were aged over 80 while one was in her fifties.

At midnight on Monday 63 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Altnagelvin Hospital

Six (66.67%) out of nine ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; three ICU bed (33.33%) were occupied by patients with other conditions; and none were free.

Six ICU patients in total were being ventilated - three were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 8.07% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 81.68% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was operating at 4.66% over capacity; 10.25% were ‘awaiting admission.’