COVID-19 occupancy at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry remains very low at 0.29%
COVID-19 occupancy at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry remains very low at 0.29%, according to fresh figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.
At midnight on Wednesday six people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.
No ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; six of nine ICU beds (66.67%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and three (33.33%) were free.
Three ICU patients in total were being ventilated - all were non-COVID-19 patients.
In terms of general occupancy 0.29% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 91.33% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 4.34% capacity left in the hospital system; 4.05% were ‘awaiting admission.’
There have been no further deaths of patients with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane. The Department of Health figures show 136 people have died with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane since the pandemic began.