527 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed here and 5 more people with the virus have died.
191 infections are in Dublin, with 54 in Cork, 44 in Donegal, 32 in Wexford and 27 in Kilkenny - the rest are spread across 20 other counties.
There are 11 new cases in Galway, 5 in Sligo, with less than 5 in Mayo, Roscommon and Leitrim.
The Republic's 14 day incidence rate has risen to 102.4.
Covid lead with the Irish College of General Practitioners, Dr Mary Favier, says reporting symptoms early will be key in fighting the current surge.