2 more students test positive for COVID-19, 1 student recovers


Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

Seven additional students test positive for COVID-19.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday 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 Thursday, 18 students and three employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 796 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 775 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 1.2% quarantine and isolation use, same as Wednesday.