COVID-19 UPDATE: Seventeen more deaths as number of cases in Republic rises by 325
There are now 3,235 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland after the number of new cases rose by 325 in the last 24 hours.
A further 17 people lost their lives as the total number of deaths reached 71 in the Republic.
Another six people with Covid-19 died in Northern Ireland bringing the total number of deaths there to 28.
There were 53 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total to 586.