A further 269 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this afternoon.
The total number of confirmed cases of the virus here now stands at 71,187.
A further six deaths due to the illness was also confirmed today, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland to 2,033.
Of the cases notified today;
- 123 are men / 146 are women
- 64% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 35 years old
- 88 in Dublin, 42 in Cork, 25 in Limerick, 20 in Louth, 16 in Donegal, and the remaining 78 spread across 17 other counties.
As of 2pm today, 260 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. 23 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.