Three women admitted with COVID-19 to Altnagelvin with 7.06% capacity left at hospital

Three women were admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the latest daily update published this afternoon.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 4:07 pm

They were aged in their 50s, 60s and 70s.

At midnight on Thursday 39 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; five (41.67%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and three (25%) were free.

Three more admission at Altnagelvin

Five ICU patients in total were being ventilated - three were COVID-19 patients and two were non-COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 7.06% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 82.21% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 9.82% capacity left in the system: 0.92% were ‘awaiting admission.’

No more deaths have been recorded locally. There have been no deaths in Derry/Strabane in more than a week.