Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry remains COVID-19 free

Altnagelvin remains COVID-19 free, according to fresh figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 4:05 pm

At midnight on Tuesday seven 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; six of nine ICU beds (66.67%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and three (33.33%) were free.

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

Altnagelvin Hospital

In terms of general occupancy 0% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 91.33% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 3.47% capacity left in the hospital system; 5.20% 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.