2 more students, 1 employee test positive for COVID-19


Patrick Murphy

NIU faculty and administration have been working hard to keep students safe. Students must keep the same integrity when following the university’s COVID-19 guidelines.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that two additional students and one employee have tested positive for the coronavirus, and one student has recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Tuesday, 19 students and one employee are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 315 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 295 have recovered.

As of Tuesday at 3:10 p.m., NIU is at 3.5% quarantine and isolation use. This is a 2.1% decrease from Monday.