294 new Covid cases in the Republic, 187 in NI

Health officials have confirmed 294 new cases of Covid-19 in the Republic.

39 patients are currently in hospital with the virus, down 14 in 24 hours.

It's the lowest number of Covid patients in hospital since September 1st.

While 13 people are in ICU, unchanged on yesterday.

North of the border, 187 people more cases have been confirmed, with no additional covid related deaths.