The number of confirmed covid cases at St Luke’s hospital has dropped back to 11.
But there are still 3 patients with the virus in the Intensive Care Unit at the local hospital for Carlow Kilkenny.
Nationally the number of people in hospital with covid has dropped to 470
However a number of hospitals in the South East region have seen a spike in the number of confirmed cases.
University hospital Waterford has 19 covid patients.
Wexford General has 18 – the jump in numbers there has resulted in visitor restrictions being introduced with 4 wards now closed off at the hospital.
Tipperary has 11 cases and there are 10 in Portlaoise.