The country's 14-day incidence rate is estimated to be half of its peak on October 25th.
It is now 151 - down from 309 after 270 new cases of the virus were reported yesterday, as well as 16 additional deaths.
Both Cavan and Monaghan now have Covid incidence rates below the national average.
Six new Covid-19 cases have been reported for County Cavan. The Department of Health data shows the incidence rate in the county has dropped again to 140.5.
Fewer than five cases were reported in County Monaghan, with its rate now at 125.4.
Donegal, Limerick and Meath have the highest rates in the country, while Leitrim, Wexford and Wicklow have the lowest.
Dr Ray Walley is the Irish Medical Organisation's GP advisor to the HSE. He says despite the progress being made, restrictions should not be lifted too early: