The Department of Health has confirmed a further 1,124 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
As of 8am this morning, there were 349 patients in hospital who were undergoing treatment for Covid-19.
Of the 349 patients receiving hospital treatment, 65 were in ICU.
Yesterday, case numbers were below 1,000 for the first time since mid-July, with 892 cases reported.
Yesterday’s figures also reveal that there were 333 people in hospital receiving treatment for the virus with 64 in ICU.
Covid-19 deaths are being announced on a weekly basis due to the HSE data breach back in May.
As of Wednesday, there have been 5,249 Covid-19 deaths reported.
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