A further 44 people are confirmed to have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the Department of Health has announced.
Eighteen of today’s reported deaths were men, 26 were women and 33 had underlying conditions.
There have also been 388 additional confirmed cases in the Republic, bringing the total numer of confirmed cases to 16,040.
No new cases were reported in Galway in the latest county breakdown of cases, so the total number of cases in the county remains 294 – as of midnight on Sunday.
It was also announced for the first time that the number of people to have fully recovered from the disease in the community is 8,377. A further 856 people have recovered in hospital.
|Total number of cases||15464|
|Total number hospitalised||2323|
|Total number admitted to ICU||315|
|Total number of deaths||719|
|Total number of healthcare workers||4180|
|Number clusters notified||491|
|Cases associated with clusters||3447|
Dr Tony Holohan said that the 730 Irish death toll refers only to laboratory confirmed deaths, and that there are a further 108 deaths suspected of being linked to COVID-19 but have not yet been confirmed.