One COVID admission at Altnagelvin; hospital 2.85% over capacity

One person - a woman aged over 80 - was admitted to Altnagelvin with COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Figures show 75 people were being treated as coronavirus inpatients across all Western Trust hospitals at midnight on Tuesday.

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Six (54.55%) out of 11 ICU beds at Altnagelvin were occupied by patients with COVID-19; four (36.36%) were occupied by non-COVID-19 patients; and one bed (9.09%) was free.

Altnagelvin Hospital

Six patients were being ventilated - four were COVID-19 patients.

In terms of general occupancy 12.54% of beds at Altnagelvin were ‘COVID-19 occupied’, 82.34% were ‘other occupied’ and the hospital was 2.85% over capacity; 5.13% were ‘awaiting admission.’