52 more Covid related deaths have been confirmed this evening, alongside 2,371 new cases.
757 of those infections are in County Dublin, 237 in Cork and 154 in Waterford, with the rest spread across all other counties.
There are 103 new cases in Galway, 68 in Mayo, 21 in Sligo, eight in Leitrim & six in Roscommon.
Ireland's 14 day incidence rate per 100-thousand population is continuing to fall sharply, and now stands at 1,017.
The Chief Medical Officer has appealed to the public to 'stay the course' this weekend and continue to 'strictly adhere' to the public health guidance.