There have been 38 new coronavirus deaths in Ireland.
The latest figures also show 657 new cases confirmed on Wednesday - along with 411 back from a German laboratory.
This is a total of 1,068 new coronavirus cases here.
The Fine Gael Parliamentary Party has approved a framework document on forming a government with Fianna Fáil.
After a three and a half hour meeting that featured 43 contributions they agreed to support entering a coalition.
Ministers Micheal Ring and Michael Creed were among those to express reservations about going into government with Fianna Fáil.
A woman who allegedly spat at a Garda in Dublin and claimed she has the coronavirus has been remanded on bail.
34-year-old Caroline Farrell of St Attracta Road in Cabra appeared at Dublin District Court in connection with the alleged assault on Tuesday evening.
The court heard that the defendant assaulted a guard, engaged in threatening or abusive behaviour
A Dublin city councillor says we should be following New Zealand's lead by widening and fixing footpaths to give more space to people for social distancing.
Yesterday the local authority said it would look at a number of areas where road space could be reallocated to walkers and cyclists.
It comes as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she doesn't believe some path widening would be "an unreasonable thing to be doing".
The European Commission has published what it calls a 'roadmap' to bring all of Europe out of the COVID-19 crisis together.
The commission has published three principles - namely that action must be based on science and have public health at its centre, while balancing social and economic remedies.
It says action must be coordinated between the member states to avoid negative spillover effects.