The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
There has been a total of 4,921 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Saturday 8 May, the HPSC has been notified of 514 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
There has now been a total of 252,809 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today 259 are men and 248 are women. 75% are under 45 years of age the median age is 28 years old.
As of 8am today, 116 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU.
There have been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.