1,620 New Cases Of Covid-19 Have Been Confirmed
12 more people with the virus have died.
The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says the alarming escalation in the incidence of the virus in the general population gives great cause for concern.
There are 498 new infections in Dublin, 203 in Limerick, 89 in Galway, 73 in Cork and 67 in Mayo – the rest are spread across all other counties.
490 coronavirus patients are in hospital, of which 42 are in ICU.