The Daily Tarheel reports that the Orange County Health Department is focusing its E. coli outbreak investigation on McAlister’s Deli, a restaurant on Franklin Street in Raleigh.

Officials at the health department stated in a press release that six out of the seven confirmed cases had McAlister’s as a common link. Those six individuals ate at McAlister’s between October 24th and October 28th.

The OCHD press release stated that the health department has confirmed seven cases of E. coli O157:H7 infection, and is investigating the possibility of additional cases, with three ill individuals’ lab results pending.