BOSTON (CBS) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade for a second year in a row.

The South Boston Allied Veterans Council, which runs the parade, tweeted the news Tuesday morning.

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“Due to ongoing state restrictions limiting outdoor public events to 25 people, the 2021 South Boston St. Patrick’s Day / Evacuation Day Parade has been canceled,” the organization said. “We look forward to finally seeing you all again in 2022.”

Massachusetts has strictly limited gatherings amid a surge in coronavirus cases. There are nearly 100,000 estimated active cases in the state.

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17. This would have been the 120th anniversary of the parade.

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Last year’s parade was canceled at the onset of the pandemic in the United States.