By Cillian Doyle.
456 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded this evening and no new deaths.
In the South East,
Wexford has 8 new cases of the virus - the highest in the region.
It's followed by 5 in Kilkenny while Carlow and Tipperary have less than 5 new cases each.
Waterford is the only county in the Republic to record no new cases of Covid today.
As of 8 o'clock this morning, there are 111 covid-19 patients in hospital, of which 36 are receiving intensive care.
The 14-day incidence rate is 129 per 100,000 people.