2 additional students test positive for COVID-19, 8 students recover

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Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

No additional students test positive for COVID-19.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Friday that two additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and eight students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Friday, 41 students and seven employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 673 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 625 have recovered.

As of Friday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 4.9% quarantine and isolation use, a 3.1% decrease from Thursday.