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Dungarvan's St. Patrick's Day parade cancelled over coronavirus

Dylan White

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Dungarvan's St. Patrick's Day parade cancelled after coronavirus outbreak

Dungarvan's St. Patrick's Day parade cancelled over coronavirus

Dungarvan's St. Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled after the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Ireland. 

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre was informed on Thursday of seven new confirmed Covid-19 cases, bringing Ireland's total number to 13. 

Four male cases are travel related from northern Italy. Two female cases are associated with close contact with a confirmed case in the west of the country. There is one case of community transmission, a male from the south of the country who is associated with Cork University Hospital.