Altnagelvin has 2.31% capacity left in system - 8 times the total COVID-19 occupancy

Altnagelvin now has 2.31 per cent capacity left in the hospital system - eight times the total COVID-19 occupancy at the Derry hospital.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 2:47 pm

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

No ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; seven of nine ICU beds (77.78%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and two (22.22%) were free.

Four ICU patients in total were being ventilated - all were non-COVID-19 patients.

Altnagelvin Hospital

In terms of general occupancy 0.29% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 93.35% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 2.31% capacity left in the hospital system; 4.05% were ‘awaiting admission.’

There have been no further deaths of patients with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane. The Department of Health figures show 136 people have died with COVID-19 in Derry/Strabane since the pandemic began.