Coalition party leaders will meet today for talks on lifting level 5 restriction.
Yesterday evening, one further death was confirmed from Covid-19 with 318 addititional cases.
Dublin, Cork and Limerick saw the highest numbers of new cases, though the national infection rate has continued to fall.
There were 9 new cases in Galway, 7 in Mayo and less than 5 in each of counties Roscommon, Sligo and Leitrim.
However, Roscommon's 14-day rate of the infection is still considerably higher than the national average, following a number of recent outbreaks in the county.
The national 14-day rate of the virus is now at 109 per 100,000 people , while in Roscommon it's 164.
Mayo, Leitrim, Sligo and Galway all have rates under 80 per 100,000 people.