No new coronavirus deaths in Republic of Irelandby MAEVE CONNOLLY
The Republic of Ireland has reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since March.
The death toll in the Republic remains at 1,606 and a further 59 people have tested positive for Covid-19. The total number of confirmed cases stands at 24,698.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said two deaths had been denotified.
He said 41% of deaths had taken place in a hospital setting and overall 86.5% of those who died had underlying health conditions.
He said that 394 people had been admitted to intensive care (ICU) to date and 49 patients are currently in ICU with one new admission in the last 24 hours
In Northern Ireland the Department of Health said eight people who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in the 24 hours up to 10am today.
The total number of deaths of people who had tested positive is 514.
A further 39 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 4,609.
Over the past 24 hours 1,084 people were tested. There are 14 patients with suspected or confirmed Covid-19 in ICU.