One COVID-19 patient admitted to Altnagelvin; hospital 7.63% over capacity

One person - a woman aged 20 to 39 - was admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 yesterday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Figures show 45 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Wednesday.

Six (46.15%) out of 13 ICU beds at Altnagelvin were occupied by patients with COVID-19; seven (53.85%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and no beds were free.

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Eight patients were being ventilated - six were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 9.04% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 80.79% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 7.63% over capacity; 10.17% were ‘awaiting admission.’