28 more people have died after contracting Covid-19 with the death toll now standing at 263.
500 new cases have also been detected in the past 24 hours - the largest number in a single day since the outbreak began.
The total number of positive tests in the Republic is now 6,574.
There is now 134 confirmed cases in both Mayo & Galway.
There are 28 confirmed cases in Sligo and 22 in Roscommon.