Nine more people have sadly died due to Covid-19 related illness in the Republic, health officials report.
It brings the total number of deaths to 1,691.
There have been a further nine new cases of the virus confirmed.
It brings the total number of confirmed cases here to 25,215.
There is currently a total of 110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Irish hospitals. Of these, 35 cases are currently in ICU.