The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified of 40 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 25,929 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
There have been no new deaths reported to the HPSC today. There has been a total of 1,764 related deaths in Ireland.
"Today’s cases are spread across a range of different settings and age groups," said Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer.
"75% of cases are under 45 years of age, with a median age of 33 years.
At least half of today’s cases were known close contacts of other confirmed cases.
"It remains vital that if a person is concerned that they have been in contact with a confirmed case or is experiencing symptoms associated with Covid-19, that they isolate and come forward for testing without delay."
Meanwhile, there have been no new deaths from Covid 19 for the 15th day-in-a-row in the North.
Nine more cases have been reported.
The death toll remains at 556 in Northern Ireland and the total number of cases stands at 5,921.