Three more deaths from COVID-19 in the Republic
Three more people with COVID-19 have died in the Republic, bringing the total number of deaths here to 1,730.
A further 11 cases of the virus have also been confirmed, while two have been denotified, bringing the total number of cases here to 25,414.
As of Friday morning, there were 24 confirmed cases in hospital, with 12 of these in ICU.
Over 415,000 tests have so far been carried out, including more than 18,400 in the last week.
According to the Department of Health’s chief medical officer