There have been no deaths related to the coronavirus for the ninth day in the Republic, the Department of Health has confirmed this evening.
There were 217 cases reported today however, taking the total number of positive test results in the State to 29,025.
Seventy percent of the 217 people are under the age of 45.
Almost half of today’s reported cases are in Dublin (103), while there are 25 cases in Kildare, 17 in Limerick, 17 in Tipperary, seven in Waterford, seven in Wicklow, six in Clare and five in Louth.
The remaining 30 are located in 12 other counties including Galway.
In the Republic, there are six people with Covid-19 in ICU, and a further 30 people in hospitals have been diagnosed with the disease.