Five more people have died of Covid-19-related illness and 617 new cases of the virus have been detected in Ireland, health officials confirmed this evening.
The number of new cases detected in Donegal has not been reported by the Department of Health today. The department has only reported details from the five counties with the highest new figures from Thursday.
The Donegal county figure will be confirmed tomorrow, and is expected to be below 35.
Fifty three new cases were detected in Donegal on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the outbreak began to 1,299.