No additional students test positive for COVID-19, 1 student recovers


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Disposable face mask lays in the grass outside NIU’s Founder’s Memorial Library on Tuesday, May 12th.

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DeKALB — NIU announced Wednesday that no additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and one student has recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Wednesday, 50 students and two employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 1,006 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 954 have recovered.

As of Wednesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at an 8.6% quarantine and isolation use, an 3.1% decrease from Tuesday.