Altnagelvin no longer has any COVID-19 patients; SARS-CoV-19 occupancy now at 0%

There are no longer any COVID-19 patients being treated at Altnagelvin, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 2:58 pm

At midnight on Monday just six people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals - the lowest level this figure has stood at since September 19.

No ICU beds at Altnagelvin were being used to treat a COVID-19 patient; five of nine ICU beds (55.56%) were occupied by patients with other conditions and four (44.44%) were free.

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

Altnagelvin Hospital
Altnagelvin Hospital

In terms of general occupancy 0% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 88.73% were ‘other occupied’ and there was 8.38% capacity left in the hospital system; 2.89% 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.