No further COVID-19 admissions to Altnagelvin with 7.55% capacity left in the system

There have been no further admissions of patients with COVID-19 to Altnagelvin and the Derry hospital now has 7.55 per cent capacity left in the system.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 3:02 pm

At midnight on Monday 40 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

Five of 12 (41.67%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; five (41.67%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (16.67%) were free.

Eight ICU patients in total were being ventilated - five were COVID-19 patients and three were non-COVID-19 patients.


In terms of general occupancy 8.81% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 79.25% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 7.55% capacity left in the system: 4.40% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.