8 additional students test positive for COVID-19, 14 students recover

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Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

A COVID-19 awareness sign Sept. 2, posted in view of Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Friday that eight students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 14 students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Friday, 75 students and two employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 992 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 915 have recovered.

As of Friday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 21.5% quarantine and isolation use, a 2.4% decrease from Thursday.