There have been more than 2,000 cases of Covid reported for the second time in a week.
The Department of Health was today notified of 2,098 further cases of the virus.
The number of people being treated for the virus in hospital stands at 251, up seven from yesterday with 52 patients in intensive care.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said: “For the second time in a week, we are reporting over 2,000 cases. We haven’t seen this number of cases since late January 2021.
“This is a concerning indication of the level of Covid-19 circulating in our communities.”
He said it is vital that as many people as possible get vaccinated, and he urged people to remain vigilant to the risk of contracting the virus.
“To protect everyone and to safeguard the progress we have made, please follow the public health advice to limit transmission of Covid-19,” he said.