1 additional student tests 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.

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

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 175 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 168 have recovered since the semester began Aug. 23.