By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is another casualty in the coronavirus pandemic.

Organizers decided to cancel the event for a second year in a row.

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The 63rd annual parade usually attracts more than 80,000 spectators.

Last year the parade was canceled after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recommended the event be canceled or postponed.

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