57 more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the Republic today.
There have been no further deaths, which means the total figure stands at 1,772.
Of today’s cases 29 are men and 28 are women, 70 per cent are under the age of 45.
The acting chief medical officer Ronan Glynn gave more information this evening about the 879 cases that have arisen in the past two weeks:
“325 cases or 37 per cent were in Kildare, 163 or 19 per cent were in Dublin, 95 or 11 per cent were in Offaly, 71 or eight per cent were in Laois, 36 or four per cent were Limerick and 34 or four per cent were in Clare.
“The remaining 135 cases were spread across 20 other counties,” he said.