By Cillian Doyle.
A further 612 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified in Ireland with 6 additional deaths.
In the South East,
Both Kilkenny and Waterford have recorded less than 5 new cases of the virus while Tipperary has the highest case figure in the region with 15.
Carlow and Wexford have 6 new cases each.
554 people with Covid-19 are being treated in Irish hospitals.
There have been 19 admissions in the last 24 hours and 7 discharges.
The latest figures show 133 patients are currently being treated in ICU.