7 additional students, 1 employee 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 Wednesday that seven additional students and one employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. Two students recovered. As of Wednesday, 43 students and one employee is currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 256 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 206 have recovered since Aug. 19.