The Department of Health has been notified of a further 416 cases of Covid-19.
It brings the cumulative total of cases in Ireland since the pandemic began to 264,185.
The number of people hospitalised for the virus now stands at 74, of which 29 are in intensive care.
The number in ICU is up one on yesterday, and there were ten new admissions to hospital in the past day.
The last time there were fewer than 75 patients’ hospitalised for the virus was September 19th last year.
The department said daily case numbers may change due to future data review, validation and update.
Elsewhere, there have been no further Covid-19 deaths recorded by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health in the last 24-hour reporting period.
There were another 95 confirmed cases of the virus recorded there.