People are being urged to "ration" the number of people they meet, to help bring down the levels of Covid-19.

3,174 new cases were reported yesterday - which was an estimation, due to a technical problem.

There are currently 460 patients in hospital with the virus and 86 of these patients are in intensive care.

The National Public Health Emergency Team says the level of socialising is now back to pre-pandemic levels, but isn't considering more restrictions.

Only twice in the whole pandemic were Covid cases higher than they were over the past week.

There have been over 15,000 cases in the past week, with increases across all age groups, particularly in the 19-24 age group.

Professor Philip Nolan, head of NPHET's modelling advisory group, says everyone needs to "wind down" the number of people they're meeting...