By Cillian Doyle.
There are 646 new cases of Covid-19 and 10 additional deaths.
In the South East,
Wexford has 8 new cases - the highest case figure in the region.
Tipperary and Waterford both have 7 new cases each while Carlow has less than 5.
Kilkenny has no new cases.
344 Covid patients are in hospital, which includes 87 in intensive care.
The 14-day incidence rate has dropped to 159 per 100,000 people.