LATEST: Over 5,500 new cases of virus but hospital numbers fall to lowest level in four weeks
A further 5,622 people have contracted Covid-19, the Department of Health confirmed today.
However, the number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 has fallen to its lowest level in four weeks.
As of 8am, there were 487 patients being treated for the virus, down 41 on the same time yesterday. This compares to a figure of 536 on this day last week.
There are currently 114 people in ICU with Covid-19, up four from yesterday. There were 121 people with the virus in ICU this day last week.