Ireland has the fastest growing incidence rate of Covid 19 in the EU.
A further 922 new cases of the virus have been confirmed today along with 8 deaths.
The 14-day incidence rate is now 166 per 100,000.
The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says none of the indicators of this disease are showing encouraging signs. He has reminded people to rigidly adhere to public health advice.
There are 43 new cases in Galway, ten in Sligo, and less than five in Mayo, Roscommon and Leitrim.