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Louisville’s 47th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is postponed

One day after organizers said the parade would still go on, Mayor Greg Fischer announced it would be postponed to a later date.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Revellers take part in the St Patrick's Day parade through central London on March 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade has been postponed. 

One day after organizers said the parade would still go on, Mayor Greg Fischer announced it would be postponed to a later date.The new date has not yet been released.

This comes as concerns about coronavirus, COVID-19, grow locally and globally. The CDC and local government officials have recommended against group gatherings in order to help slow the spread.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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