Further 1,049 new cases of Covid-19 reported

 The Department of Health has reported a further 1,049 new cases of Covid-19.

Latest figures show the country's 14-day incidence rate has dropped to 379 per 100,000 people.

It's highest in Monaghan, Donegal, Louth and Carlow - and lowest in Wicklow, where the rate is only 168.

310 people are in hospital with the virus - an increase of 14 in the past 24 hours.

66 people are being treated in ICU - up 1 in the same period.