The Department of Health has confirmed a further 1,049 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 310 patients in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, with 66 in ICU.
Yesterday, there were 296 patients in hospital receiving treatment for the virus, 65 of whom were in ICU.
In Northern Ireland, there has been a further 903 cases of Covid-19 reported.
Four further people diagnosed with the virus have also died.
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