One more Covid-19 death and 136 new cases confirmed in Ireland

There are another 136 cases of Covid-19 in the Republic and one more death.

Of the cases confirmed today, 51 are in Dublin and 24 in Kildare.

The remainder are spread over 15 other counties, including Donegal.

It brings the total number of cases to 27,676 and the death toll to 1,776.

Acting chief medical officer Ronan Glynn says the number of cases has been rising over the past two weeks: