Another seven deaths from Covid-19
A further 1,372 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland have been confirmed by public health officials, bringing the total number of cases to 188,923.
45 of those cases were in Meath
Another seven people have died bringing the total death toll to 2,977. All seven deaths occurred in January.
Of the cases notified today:
616 are men, 751 are women.
56% are under the age of 45.
The median age is 41.
502 cases are in Dublin, 164 are in Cork, 77 are in Wexford, 75 are in Waterford, 66 are in Louth and the remaining 488 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 2pm today, 1,905 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 219 are in ICU. There have been 58 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
There has been 688 deaths in all of January to date, compared to 175 in December and 164 in November.