6 more students, 2 employees test positive for COVID-19

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Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

No additional students test positive for COVID-19.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday that six additional students and two employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and two students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 32 students and five employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 716 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 679 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 6.7% quarantine and isolation use, a 1.2% increase from Wednesday.