An immunologist says the country is making good progress in reducing the number of people infected with Covid 19.
The national 14-day incidence rate has continued to fall for the sixth day in a row - and now stands at 253 per 100 thousand.
552 new cases of the virus were reported last night - as well as two additional deaths.
Cavan recorded less than 5 cases and now has total of 2,050 cases to date, with Monaghan recording 8 standing at 1,110 cases
Professor of Immunology at Maynooth University, Paul Moynagh, says the figures are going in the right direction.