89 people with the virus are now in hospital, with 21 of those in ICU.
The entire country is under a high temperature warning for the rest of the week.
The original helpline has been replaced after it buckled under pressure yesterday.
Despite strong opposition from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, and 150 objections including one from Fine Gael Junior Minister Josepha Madigan, An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for a 445 build-to-rent apartment scheme at Stepaside in South County Dublin.
The bank says services will be merged with other nearby locations.
Three people who went missing in Wicklow over the weekend have been located.
The trial of a 34 year old man accused of killing his former partner at her Wicklow home is due to get underway at the Central Criminal Court this morning.
The North's Assembly will meet today to discuss the plan from the British Government for a de-facto amnesty on crimes committed during the Troubles.
The Restaurants Association of Ireland will meet members of Government later over the proposal for the reopening of indoor dining.
It’s being claimed that the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson didn't believe the country's health system could be overwhelmed by Covid-19, according to his former aide.
The country's 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 cases is now at its highest point since the end of February.
A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences.