A further 5 people with COVID-19 have died
Meanwhile, 227 new cases of the virus have been confirmed, 26 of the new cases are in Donegal.
The national 14-day incidence rate now at 79.5 while Donegal's is 226.8.
The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says there were 8 new admissions into ICU today, which is the highest in a 24-hour period since spring.
He's urging the public not to let their guard down, as health officials prepare to start vaccinating in early 2021.