The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
There has been a total of 1,852 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Saturday, 17 October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,283 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 49,962 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today 408 are in Dublin, 156 are in Cork, 88 in Kildare, 80 in Meath, 55 in Limerick and the remaining 496 cases are spread across 21 counties.
As of 2pm today 277 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU.
There were 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.