Another 1,845 cases of Covid have been reported today.
There are now a worrying 497 people in hospital with Covid, an increase of 24 from yesterday and 48 from Saturday.
Of those in hospital, 99 are receiving intensive care, up two on yesterday’s figure.
In Northern Ireland, four further deaths of patients who had previously tested positive for the virus have been reported.
The Department of Health also reported another 1,019 cases.