One Altnagelvin COVID-19 admission over the weekend with 6.69 per cent capacity left

A man in his 80s was admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Friday - the last such admission, according to the Department of Health bulletin published this afternoon.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 4:42 pm

At midnight on Sunday 36 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across Western Trust hospitals. It's as low as it has been since October 5 (35).

Five of 14 (35.71%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; five (35.71%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and four (28.57%) were free.

Seven ICU patients in total were being ventilated - four were COVID-19 patients and three non-COVID-19 patients.


In terms of general occupancy 8.21% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 82.67% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 6.69% capacity left in the system: 2.43% were ‘awaiting admission.’

No further deaths have been recorded.