There has been a further 2,121 new Covid-19 cases and 8 additional deaths reported this evening.
This includes 55 new cases in Mayo, 84 in Galway, 15 in Roscommon, 14 in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.
There are now 1,975 people in hospital with the virus and 200 of these patients are in ICU.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says there are now more sick people in hospital than at any time in the course of this pandemic.
He's appealing to people to continue to stay at home and drive down the infection in the community.