9 more students test positive for COVID-19


Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

As of Wednesday, five students and no employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Wednesday that nine additional students and one employee have tested positive for the coronavirus, and no students or employees have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Wednesday, 38 students and three employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 863 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 822 have recovered.

As of Wednesday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 9.2% quarantine and isolation use, a 1.8% increase from Tuesday.