4 additional students test positive for COVID-19, 5 students recover


Patrick Murphy Northern Star

Four additional students test positive for COVID-19.

By Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday that four students and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and five students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 81 students and two employees are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 984 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 901 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 23.9% quarantine and isolation use, a 3%  increase from Wednesday.