1,283 new cases of Coronavirus have been reported this evening, with 3 additional deaths.

The cases are spread out, with 408 in Dublin, 156 in Cork, 88 in Kildare, 80 in Meath, 55 in Limerick and the remaining 496 cases across 21 counties.

As of 2pm today 277 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Further national restrictions for the country are expected to be announced tomorrow.