4 more students, 1 employee tests positive for COVID-19


Patrick Murphy Northern Star

Four additional students test positive for COVID-19.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that four additional students and one employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, and six students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Tuesday, 33 students and seven employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 687 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 647 have recovered.

As of Tuesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 3.7% quarantine and isolation use, a 0.6% increase from Friday.