ANOTHER 17 more patients have died from Covid-19, the Department of Health has said.
This evening’s conformation bring to 1,631 the number of Covid-19 deaths in the Republic of Ireland.
Health officials have confirmed 73 new cases of the coronavirus.
Since the outbreak, there have been 24,803 infections.
Earlier today, Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, told government ministers that there should be no immediate change to the two-metre rule for physical distancing.