6 additional students test positive for COVID-19


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A wasted face mask lays in the parking lot outside of the Village Commons Bookstore in DeKalb on Friday, June 12th.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Wednesday that six students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and no students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Wednesday, 18 students and one employee are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 831 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 812 have recovered.

As of Wednesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 5.5% quarantine and isolation use, a 0.6% increase from Tuesday.