The number of patients being treated in hospitals with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 is continuing to decline.
Overnight there were 501 coronavirus patients in hospitals, which is down 20 cases on the number for Sunday.
Yesterday evening at the daily press briefing Dr Tony Holohan confirmed that here had been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre which marked the first day since March 21st.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “The number of new cases and reported deaths over the past week indicates that we have suppressed COVID-19 as a country. It has taken strict measures to achieve this. It will take another week to see any effect on disease incidence that might arise from the easing of measures in Phase 1.”