Western Trust COVID patient tally remains at 12 with total SARS-CoV-2 occupancy at Altnagelvin down to 1.50%

The total number of COVID-19 inpatients at midnight in Western Trust hospitals remains at 12.

By Kevin Mullan
Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 4:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 4:28 pm

There has been one more admission of a woman with SARS-CoV-2 to Altnagelvin A woman in her 50s was admitted to the Derry hospital on Tuesday.

At midnight on Tuesday 12 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.

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Altnagelvin Hospital

One of nine (11.11%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin was being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; six (66.67%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (22.22%) were free.

Three ICU patients in total were being ventilated - one was a COVID-19 patient and two were non-COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 1.50% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 92.22% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 2.99% capacity left in the hospital system; 3.29% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths.