Four more students now COVID-19 positive


Patrick Murphy

Disposable face mask lays in the grass outside NIU’s Founder’s Memorial Library on Tuesday, May 12th.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday four more students are now COVID-19 positive, and two additional students and three employees recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 72  students and one employee are currently COVID-19 positive. 

The dashboard’s cumulative testing stats show a total of 255 Huskies who have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 182 Huskies have recovered. 

As of  Thursday at 7:06 p.m., NIU is at 23.7% quarantine and isolation use, according to the dashboard. This is a 0.2% decrease from Wednesday.