Another 17 patients have died from Covid-19 in Ireland.

Eight of today’s deaths were reported in the east of the country. Three of them were in the south, a further three were in the north-west and three more were in the West.

The median age of the deceased was 84.

Meanwhile, 325 new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed today.

It brings the death toll here to 71 and the number of confirmed cases to 3,235.