The number of people in Irish hospitals with Covid-19 has dropped to 59, the lowest number in nine months.
23 of these patients are in intensive care units.
Reid said this achievement is down to the strong vaccination programme and the public at large.
Reid then went on to say there are currently eight Irish hospitals with zero Covid-19 inpatients.
These hospitals include: St James’s, Naas, Tullamore, Sligo, Galway, Kilkenny, Mercy, Waterford.
The Covid-19 incidence around the country continues to improve quickly, allowing for a fast and effective return to normality.
The HSE also confirmed that from next week Covid-19 vaccinations will be begin to take place in pharmacists around the country.