There's also been a drop in the 14-day incidence rate.
1,346 new cases of covid-19 have been recorded in Ireland today - down 120 on yesterday.
Cases have been declining over the last week with the 14-day incidence rate now standing at 423 per 100,000 compared to 487 last week.
90% of the adult population are now fully vaccinated.
Mullingar's Professor Kingston Mills is from Trinity College and he says the downward trend in cases shows the vaccines are working: