1 additional student tests positive for COVID-19, 4 students recover


Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

Three additional students and one employee test positive for COVID-19.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — NIU announced Thursday that one additional student and no employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and four students have recovered, according to the Campus COVID-19 Dashboard. As of Thursday, 47 students and one employee are currently COVID-19 positive.

The dashboard’s cumulative testing statistics show a total of 1,007 Huskies that have tested positive for COVID-19, and 959 have recovered.

As of Thursday at 3 p.m., NIU is at a 6.1% quarantine and isolation use, an 2.5% decrease from Wednesday.