No new COVID-19 admissions to Altnagelvin with 0.94% capacity left at Derry hospital

There were no new COVID-19 admissions yesterday to Altnagelvin and the hospital has 0.94 per cent capacity left in the system.

At midnight on Thursday 35 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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Seven of 10 (70%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; one (10%) was occupied by a patient with another condition and two (20% were free.

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Five ICU patients in total were being ventilated - all were COVID-19 patients.

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In terms of general occupancy 6.88% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 90% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 0.94 capacity left in the system; 2.19% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.