One more person has died from Covid-19 in Ireland, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the country to 1,784.

A further 255 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases to 30,985.

Of the cases notified today, 129 are men and 123 are women, while 68% are under 45 years of age.

The breakdown of cases around the country is: 156 in Dublin, 22 in Waterford, 13 in Donegal, 11 in Wicklow, nine in Limerick, eight in Kildare, five in Clare and the remaining 31 cases are in Carlow, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath and Wexford.

The number of people being treated for Covid-19 in hospitals around the country remains relatively stable.

The latest Health Service Executive figures show that as of 11am, there were 54 patients receiving treatment, up from 52 at the same time yesterday.

Of that number, ten people were in intensive care units, up from nine yesterday. 

Overnight, there were 89 suspected Covid-19 cases in hospitals, of which eight were in ICU.

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In Northern Ireland, 87 new cases of coronavirus have been reported from tests on 4,191 individuals, taking the cumulative total to 8,314.

No further deaths have been reported today.

There are 17 patients with confirmed cases of Covid-19 in hospitals in Northern Ireland, with one of these patients in ICU.


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Ireland's 14-day incidence of Covid-19 per 100,000 has risen slightly and now stands at 41.0.

Spain remains the country with the highest 14-day incidence per 100,000 at 270.7, followed by France at 151.3.

The UK figure is 48.6.