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


Patrick Murphy

No additional COVID-19 cases, 4 students recover.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that two 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, 31 students and six employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 772 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 735 have recovered.

As of Tuesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 2.5% quarantine and isolation use, a 0.6% decrease from Monday.