17 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic

New National Public Health Emergency Team figures show there are 17 new confirmed cases. There were no new confirmed cases in Donegal

The total number of people infected since the outbreak broke out here is 25,628.

The death toll has reached 1,746.

The country's Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronan Glynn says this virus is still out there and it only needs the smallest window of opportunity to become a major problem again.