New modelling suggests Covid-19 has reached a plateau here, and the virus has been suppressed.
However, there’s a warning relaxing restrictions on travel and work after May 5th could see the infection begin to grow again.
The country recorded its highest daily increase in Covid-19 deaths yesterday, with 43 more patients dying.
It brings the death toll to 486, while there are now over 13,200 confirmed cases.
The number of Covid-19 cases has now risen to 429 in the North West. There are 320 cases in Donegal, 66 in Sligo and 43 in Leitrim.
Chair of the Modelling Advisory Group, Professor Philip Nolan, says the data shows Covid-19 IS under control: