There have been 326 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic today.
No further deaths have been reported.
Today's new cases bring the number of cases to date to 34,315.
49 of today's cases have been identified as community transmission.
152 of today's cases are in Dublin, 32 in Cork, 22 in Donegal, 21 in Galway, 15 in Meath, 11 in Kildare, nine in Kerry, eight in Louth, eight in Westmeath, six in Limerick, six in Mayo, six in Tipperary and five in Wexford, with the remaining 25 cases in 8 counties.
Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said: “Today I am asking people everywhere but particularly in Donegal and Dublin to pay special attention to the public health advice.
“While there is every chance that other areas will have to move to level 3, there is nothing inevitable about it.
"We have seen previously how people working together can turn the tide on this virus and bring increasing trajectories back under control."
As of this morning, there were 94 confirmed COVID-19 cases being treated in Irish hospitals, and 16 patients in intensive care.
Today's figures come ahead of the introduction of level three restrictions in Donegal, with the new measures coming into effect for the county from midnight.