As of 2pm today, 1,949 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 202 were in ICU at 11am.
The Northern Health Region once again saw the majority of the cases, with 70 new cases reported.
There have been 12 new COVID-19-related deaths.
The Military Aid to the Civil Authorities (MACA) agreement will see over 100 medical technicians provide nursing support to a number of local trusts during the current stage of the Covid 19 pandemic - this MACA support is also being provided in other United Kingdom regions.
There have now been 179,324 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland to date.
48 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Louth on Wednesday evening.
Officials said one fatality reported Sunday was removed from the coronavirus death toll: a man in his 30s in the Winnipeg region had died, but not from COVID-19.
Currently, there are 4,331 active cases, which is only five more people since yesterday. There have also been 85 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. He added the second doses are less of a concern compared to the delay in getting more people their first doses, which will rely on future deliveries.
"The virus spreads through close contacts, through the congregation of people".
"We have now completed care homes other than a very small number that have been in outbreak", she said.
He said it was standard practice to admit a child with MIS-C into an intensive care setting so that they could be better monitored.
"If you are Covid positive, you should self-isolate and stay at home, in your room, avoiding contact with other people".
Reacting to the latest request for help, Sinn Féin said its priority throughout the pandemic had been to save lives, keep people safe and protect the health service.
In terms of how they plan to proceed, Dr. Joss Reimer, who chairs Manitoba's vaccine implementation task force, said the reduced supply may impact how many first-dose appointments can be booked in the near future.
A total of 1,306 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Island Health region since the pandemic began.