The Department of Health has confirmed a further 1,163 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Deaths are being announced weekly due to the cyber attack on the HSE. As of Wednesday, 5,179 people have died with Covid-19 in Ireland.
The Department further confirmed that there are currently 297 patients in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, with 61 in ICU.
Yesterday, there were 286 patients in hospitals with Covid-19, with 59 in ICU.
In Northern Ireland, there has been a further 1,030 cases of Covid-19 reported.
Eight further people diagnosed with the virus have also died.
IMAGE – PA Images