There are calls for outdoor dining to be allowed, after new figures revealed just one in every one thousand cases is traced to outdoor transmission.
Figures released to the Irish Times show that 0.1 percent of cases recorded so far this year were transmitted outside.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre data is based on locations which are primarily associated with outdoor activities such as construction sites, however can't confirm where transmission took place exactly.
Professor of Immunovirology at University College Cork, Liam Fanning says the data is reassuring.: