Two COVID-19 admissions in Derry; coronavirus occupancy 8.73%

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

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 3:09 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd October 2021, 3:12 pm

Their age ranges were as follows: 40-49 (one patient) and 50-59 (one patient).

According to the latest Department of Health figures 60 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Thursday.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

Four (40%) out of ten ICU beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19; five (50%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and one (10%) bed was free.

Three patients were being ventilated - all were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 8.73% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 84.79% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 3.94% over capacity; 6.48% were ‘awaiting admission.’