9 additional students test positive for COVID-19

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A discarded face mask lays in the parking lot outside the Village Commons Bookstore in DeKalb on Friday, June 12th.

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DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday that nine additional students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. One student has recovered. As of Thursday, 34 students and four employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 287 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 249 have recovered since Aug. 19.