The 14 day incidence of Covid-19 is now rising faster than at any point since March.
It's now increased to 122 per 100 thousand after 727 new cases were confirmed last night.
While the reproduction rate could be as high as 1.6.
15 of the new cases yesterday were in Co Galway with 8 in Sligo, 6 in Roscommon, and less than 5 in both Mayo and Leitrim.
As the 14-day incidence rate is rising nationally, all Connacht counties currently have rates below the national average.
But Professor Philip Nolan, chair of NPHET's modelling advisory group, says cases are increasing rapidly across the country: