172 people with Covid-19 were being treated in public hospitals last night - the same as 24 hours earlier.
47 of these patients are in intensive care, while 401 new cases and 15 deaths were reported yesterday.
2 of the deaths have occurred this month - the others between January and March.
There were no new cases of the virus reported yesterday in Mayo, Sligo or Leitrim.
Galway had 9 new cases with less than 5 in Co Roscommon.