4,764 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed this evening in the Republic of Ireland.
598 patients are now in hospital with the virus – down 13 from yesterday – while the ICU figure is down six, to 126.
The chief medical officer, Tony Holohan, says the incidence of Covid-19 remains ‘concerningly high’ here.
As of the latest HSE data, County Donegal’s 14-day incidence rate of 1,140 cases per 100,000 people was slightly below the national average of 1,287.6.
Almost 62,000 cases have been reported over the past two weeks – with the incidence rates highest in counties Westmeath and Carlow.