The Covid-19 incidence rate in Northern Ireland is now at its lowest figure since the beginning of December.
The Department of Health announced a further 296 cases of the virus detected in the past 24 hours.
Twelve new deaths were also reported, with nine of those patients passing in the past day.
There have been 2,921 positive cases in the region in the past seven days, down from 3,770 in the previous period. The seven day incidence rate is now 155 per 100,000.
Today marks the first day of enforcement to prevent Northern Ireland residents travelling into the Republic without a valid reason. Motorists are being turned back at the border by gardaí, and those that are found in breach of Covid-19 restrictions they are liable to a fine of €100 (£88).