There have been 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).
However there have been no new deaths reported.
There has now been a total of 1,763 COVID-19 related deaths here and 26,253 confirmed cases.
Of the cases notified on Tuesday:
- 35 are men/10 are women
- 77% are under 45 years of age
- 31 are associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
- Four cases have been identified as community transmission
Thirty-three cases are located in Kildare, seven in Dublin and five are spread across four other counties.
The HSE says it is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
It comes as the Government announced that pubs will not re-open as planned as August 10th.
Earlier Taoiseach Micheál Martin said this will be reviewed in three weeks.
"Pubs, bars, hotel bars, nightclubs and casinos will remain closed.
"Also the current restrictions on numbers attending indoor and outdoor gatherings will remain unchanged.
"We will review the evidence again in three weeks' time.
"I know that this will come as a blow to pub owners, and I want them to know that I've enormous sympathy for their plight.
"This virus is taking away their ability to earn a living. It is stopping them from providing a key service in the heart of many communities, especially in rural Ireland.
"But we are doing what we are doing to save lives and to give our society and economy the best chance we can to reopen safely and sustainably."