1 additional student tests 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 Wednesday that five additional students and one employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Wednesday, 12 students and two employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 205 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 191 have recovered since Aug. 19.