Irish hospitals have recorded the lowest number of Covid-19 patients on wards since October 9th last year.
179 people with the virus are receiving treatment this morning, which is 21 percent lower than last week.
Across the region there are six patients with the virus at University Hospital Galway, four at The Portiuncula university Hospital, two at Sligo University Hospital and one at Mayo University Hospital.
Overnight, there were 47 patients with the infectious disease in ICU.
Of those, five were in Galway- up one and one was in the Portiuncula, while the ICUs in both Mayo and Sligo remain free of the virus.