Community rugby in Wales has been suspended until March 30, the WRU has announced.
The WRU said it considered expert medical advice for the precautionary measure.
It said all forms of rugby, including training and rugby-related courses, will be suspended from 6pm on Saturday, March 14, up to and including Monday March 30.
In a statement it said: “The WRU has taken this decision in the interests of players, supporters, volunteers, referees, stakeholders and Welsh communities in general.
“The WRU will continue to assess this fast-moving situation and provide further updates in due course.”
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Source: Public Health Wales