There have been a further 6,618 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Latest figures also show that 4,445 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal on Thursday.
This brings Friday's case total to 11,063.
On that basis, the five-day moving average of cases has risen to 10,304.
While as of 8.00am, there are 615 patients are hospitalised with the virus - of whom 64 are in ICU.