No additional students test positive for COVID-19, 4 students recover

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Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

The DeKalb County Health Department announced 10 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number to 8,662.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday that no additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and four students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 21 students and seven employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 776 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 748 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 2.5% quarantine and isolation use, a 1.2% decrease from Wednesday.