7 additional students, 2 employees test 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 Monday that seven additional students and two employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. Fifteen students have recovered. As of Friday, 31 students and five employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 269 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 233 have recovered since Aug. 19.