By Cillian Doyle.
543 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed and 16 more patients have died.
The youngest person who died was 59 and the oldest was 96.
In the South East,
Wexford has 14 new cases - the highest case figure in the region.
Tipperary has 12 new cases, Waterford has 5 while both Carlow and Kilkenny have less than 5 new cases each.
The country's 14-day incidence rate is 155.3 per 100,000 people and 340 people are in hospital with the virus.