738 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 and 13 more patients are confirmed dead.

Ten of those passed away this month -- the eldest victim was aged 92 and the youngest 55.

It brings the death toll in the Republic to 4,313.

311 of the new cases are in Dublin, with 54 in Limerick, 36 in Cork, 34 in Offaly and 33 in Donegal - the rest are spread across 20 other counties.

Across the region there are 32 new cases in Galway, 19 in Mayo, eight in Roscommon, less than five in Sligo and none in Leitrim.

550 infected patients are being treated in hospital today, with 135 of them receiving intensive care.