5 additional students test positive for COVID-19


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An abandoned disposable face mask lays on the sidewalk along Route 47 in downtown Elburn.

By Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Friday that five additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 11 students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Monday, 13 students and three employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 138 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 122 have recovered since Aug. 19.