2 additional students test positive for COVID-19, 2 students recover

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Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

A COVID-19 awareness sign Sept. 2, posted in view of Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that two additional students and one employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, and two students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Tuesday, 31 students and four employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 339 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 304 have recovered.

As of  Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., NIU is at 6.1% quarantine and isolation use. This is a 1.2% increase from Monday.