There have been no new deaths related to the coronavirus reported today, and NPHET has confirmed 42 cases of COVID-19, a far lower number than the remainder of this week.
There have now been a total of 28,760 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, and the coronavirus pandemic has claimed 1,777 lives.
Even as the number of daily cases has begun to spike dramatically once again in recent days, it has been over a week since there has been a death reported due to the disease.
Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases, which is reflected in the national total.
At least one of the cases reported today is located in Galway, as NPHET has said that 12 cases are spread across counties Carlow, Clare, Galway, Kildare, Longford, Offaly, and Sligo.