6.38% capacity left at Altnagelvin with no more COVID-19 admissions and no more Derry deaths

There have been no more deaths from COVID-19 in Derry and no more admissions to Altnagelvin, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 2:57 pm

At midnight on Wednesday 35 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across Western Trust hospitals. The last time it was lower was on October 4 (33).

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.

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’, 84.19% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital had 6.38% capacity left in the system: 1.22% were ‘awaiting admission.’