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Coronavirus: Over 1,300 New Cases Confirmed

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:

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