CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. — Cabarrus County has issued a 'stay at home' order effecting Thursday, March 26 at 5 p.m.
The order was announced Wednesday after two individuals in the county died of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
One patient was a Cabarrus County resident who died Tuesday from complications with the virus. The patient was in their late 70s and had several underlying medical conditions, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
The Cabarrus County 'stay at home' order allows essential businesses and operations to continue. A list of those exclusions was expected shortly.
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