1 additional student tests positive for COVID-19, 3 students recover


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Disposable face mask lays in the grass outside NIU’s Founder’s Memorial Library on Tuesday, May 12th.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Tuesday that one additional student and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and three students and no employees have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Tuesday, 29 students and two employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 853 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 822 have recovered.

As of Tuesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 7.4% quarantine and isolation use, a 0.4% decrease from Monday.