Western Trust COVID patient tally up slightly to 12
The number of COVID-19 inpatients at midnight in Western Trust hospitals has risen to 12.
A woman aged 20-39 was admitted to Altnagelvin on Monday, according to fresh data released by the Department of Health this afternoon.
The updated data released today also reveal there were a number of admissions over the weekend. Two women, one aged 40-49 and another aged over 80, were admitted on Friday.
A woman in her 70s was admitted on Sunday.
At midnight on Monday 12 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals.
One of 10 (10%) ICU beds at Altnagelvin was being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; seven (70%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (20%) 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 1.53% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 94.17% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 3.07% capacity left in the hospital system; 1.23% were ‘awaiting admission.’
There have been no further deaths.