SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: A woman in a mask is seen on front of a wedding portrait session at The Rocks on January 29, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has now killed 132 people - mostly in China - and as of Wednesday morning had 6,000 confirmed cases while thousands more people remain under observation. Five cases have been confirmed in Australia, four in New South Wales and one in Victoria. (Photo by Jenny Evans/Getty Images)
So far the outbreak has killed more than 1,000 worldwide.
Cabarrus county has joined a few other counties in our area monitoring some residents for possible exposure to the coronavirus. They say these people are symptom free as of right now.
There are no confirmations of any infections so far in the Carolinas.