Health officials have confirmed a further five Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
Another 461 new cases of the virus were reported to NPHET today.
County-specific data has not been released this weekend.
The death toll is Ireland is now 4,872, while there have been a total of 264,204 cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began.
Of the cases notified today:
- 235 are men / 224 are women
- 75% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 28 years old
The five-day moving average is 460.
As of 8am today, 162 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 46 are in ICU. There were nine additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
This includes eleven patients in Letterkenny University Hospital, where there were three new hospitalisations confirmed in the past day. Three patients with Covid-19 were recorded as critical at LUH last night.