The Department of Health has been notified of 17 further coronavirus-related deaths, with 788 new confirmed cases.
The number of cases in Donegal has dropped to nine reported cases today bringing renewed hope for the county.
That is the lowest number of cases for a number of weeks with Donegal consistently recording more than 50 cases daily for a number of days in December and early January.
The county has seen increased Garda patrols in recent days with an emphasis on non-essential travel and traveling outside the 5km limit.
Meanwhile, the overall number of deaths now stands at 3,948, while the total number of confirmed cases now stands at 209,582.
The national breakdown of cases is: 315 in Dublin, 61 in Galway, 59 in Meath, 42 in Louth, 33 in Kildare and the remaining 278 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 8am today, 899 patients are in hospital with Covid-19. The number of people in ICU is down 11 to 160.