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


Patrick Murphy

Four additional students test positive for COVID-19, two students recover.

Northern Star Staff

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

The dashboard reports positive COVID-19 results on students and faculty who have physically been on campus within 14 days. It also includes students with a DeKalb address.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 611 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 604 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3:00 p.m., NIU is at 0% quarantine and isolation use.