Health officials say they're "almost certain" the number of daily Covid-19 cases will fall to below 100 by the start of December.

The 14 day incidence rate is now estimated to be 135 per 100 thousand - one of the lowest in Europe.

Buncrana in Donegal has the highest 14-day incidence rate in the country.

The Health Protection Surveillence Centre has updated its data for local electoral areas - correct to Monday night.

The area in Donegal has an incidence rate of 536 after registering 120 Covid-19 cases over the past week.

However, there's quite a fall to the next highest, which is neighbouring constituency Letterkenny with a rate of  409.

Other areas with high levels of Covid-19 spread include Listowel in Kerry, Newcastle-West in Limerick, Gort Kinvara in Galway and Athlone.

In terms of urban areas, the highest in Dublin is Tallaght with a 14-day incidence rate of 310.

Cork city's north-west consituency has the largest rate of infection in the county, while in Galway the city central area has seen its rate fall to 134.

A number of areas still have a 14-day incidence rate of less the five including Lismore in Waterford, two local electoral areas in Leitrim and Dingle in Kerry. 

Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET's modelling advisory group, says the trends are encouraging:

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