Two COVID-19 patients admitted to Altnagelvin

Two people were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Monday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.
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Their age ranges were as follows: 40-49 (one patient) and over 80 (one patient).

Figures show 50 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Monday.

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Five (41.67%) out of twelve ICU beds at Altnagelvin were occupied by patients with COVID-19; four (33.33%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and three (25%) beds were free.

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Eight patients were being ventilated - five were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 8.71% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 84.83% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 3.09% over capacity; 6.46% were ‘awaiting admission.’