The Republic of Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has dropped forward, according to latest figures.
The HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre’s latest figures show that Ireland currently has a 14-day incidence rate of 491.9 per 100,000 population.
The incidence rate on the previous 14-day period was 523.3 per 100,000.
The highest incidence in the country remains in Donegal and Monaghan, with 1,185 cases and 1,498 cases respectfully.
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said that Ireland can continue on its path of reopening, thanks to the collective efforts of the Irish people.
“It is thanks to the collective efforts of everyone that we are on a pathway out of this pandemic and we can progress towards the full reopening of society,” he said.