Ireland reports 102 new cases of coronavirus, total now 785

General view in Dublin on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Cases of coronavirus in Ireland climbed by 102 to 785, the department of health said on Saturday.

As of Friday, three people have died of the illness.

(Reporting by Graham Fahy; Editing by Frances Kerry)