Five more deaths related to COVID-19 have been confirmed by the NPHET this evening – however four of these deaths occurred a few months ago.
Sixty-nine new cases have also been confirmed today, taking the total number of cases in the Republic to 26,372.
There have been no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Galway, meaning the total number of cases in the county remains 498.
Of the 69 new cases reported today, 37 are men and 31 are women. A majority (65%) are under 45 years of age.