CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. - More students have gotten sick from a bacteria outbreak at a Cabarrus County school.
The Independent Tribune reported the number of illnesses at Bethel Elementary is now 12.
That is up from 10 on Monday.
The contagious disease is caused by a bacterium called shigella.
Read our past story on the outbreak here.
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