There have been 16,986 new cases of COVID-19 in Ireland today.
The five-day moving average of new cases now stands at 19,600.
Hospital figures have risen significantly over the long weekend.
As of 8am this morning, there were 804 patients with the virus being treated in Irish hospitals - up 87 compared to yesterday.
It’s the highest number of COVID patients in hospital since last February.
ICU figures have risen slightly over the last 24 hours, from 87 yesterday to 93 today.
Meanwhile, COVID vaccine registration has today opened for all 5 to 11-year-olds.
Parents or guardians of children in the age group can register via the HSE website.