One more COVID-19 admission to Altnagelvin

One woman aged over 80 was admitted to Altnagelvin with coroanvirus on Tuesday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 6:17 pm

At midnight on Tuesday 42 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across Western Trust hospitals.

Four of 12 (33.33%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat COVID-19 patients; six (50%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (16.67%) were free.

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


In terms of general occupancy 8.23% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 84.76% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 4.57% capacity left in the system: 2.44% were ‘awaiting admission.’

No more deaths have been recorded locally.