The Department of Health have reported 93 new Covid-19 cases today with no deaths.
The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 28,453 while the death toll remains at 1,777.
Of the 93 cases reported, 52 were men and 41 were women, the majority of which were under 45.
There was 34 cases reported in Dublin, seven in Kildare, six each in Donegal and Laois, and five each in Limerick and Waterford.
The remaining 30 cases were in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath, Tipperary and Wicklow.
Chief Medical Officer ‘Dr Ronan Glynn’ stated that the issue of pubs that do not serve foods reopening next week was being considered by the National Public Health Emergency Team at a meeting today.
However, Dr Glynn stated that it would not be appropriate for them to open next week given the current epidemiological situation.
"Given the current epidemiological situation" NPHET does not feel we are in a position to reopen pubs at this point, Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr @ronan_glynn says | https://t.co/Gekk9gtIB2 pic.twitter.com/AdN7sjbZoe— RTÉ News (@rtenews) August 27, 2020