LATEST: 438 new cases of virus confirmed
A further 438 people have contracted Covid-19, latest figures released by the Department of Health confirm.
The number of people being treated in intensive care with the virus is 43, up one from yesterday.
There are now 116 people being treated in hospital for Covid-19.
However, the department warned the number of cases may change due to future data validation amid the disruption caused by the cyber attack on the HSE’s system.