788 more people have contracted Covid-19, and 17 more patients have died.
The youngest victim was just 50 years old.
There are 899 people in hospital with the virus after 34 more people were admitted today -- with 160 receiving intensive care.
All counties in the country recorded new infections today -- with the highest numbers in Dublin, Galway, Meath and Louth.
There were 61 new cases in Galway, 21 in Mayo, 6 in Roscommon, 5 in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.
The nationwide 14-day incidence rate has fallen slightly again and now stands at 277.2.