9 more students test positive for COVID-19, 8 students recover

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Patrick Murphy

A face mask lays in the mud along the sidewalk of West Hillcrest Drive in DeKalb on Thursday, June 11th.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Friday that nine 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, 40 students and three employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 875 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 832 have recovered.

As of Friday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 8% quarantine and isolation use, a 1.2% decrease from Thursday.