Another 13 people have died from Covid-19, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed.
The new deaths bring the overall death toll here to 1,604 people.
As well as the deaths, a further 76 people were confirmed to have tested positive for the virus.
There is now a total of 24,582 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
As of midnight on Thursday, when there were 24,451 confirmed cases:
* 57% are female and 43% are male
* 7,813 cases are associated with healthcare workers
* 3,211 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
* Of those hospitalised, 393 cases have been admitted to ICU