There has been one more coronavirus related death in the Republic.
25 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed.
There have now been a total of 25,589 confirmed cases of COVID-19 here.
While the number of deaths has reached 1,744.
The number of new cases reported today is the highest since early June.
While every evening we report cases of #covid19 in numbers, it's important to remember that each case is an individual, a person with a unique story.
Keep this in mind as we continue our efforts to #FlattenTheCurve @SimonHarrisTD @CMOIreland @roinnslainte
— Dr Ronan Glynn (@ronan_glynn) March 20, 2020
Be Safe And Responsible This Weekend - Glynn
Commenting on today's figures, Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn urged people to enjoy the weekend in a "safe and responsible way".
He said: “Continue to protect each other using public health advice and encourage each other to make safe choices as we work together to limit the spread of COVID-19.
"We have all achieved so much through solidarity over the last few months, that effort must not be in vain."