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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A stack of two boxes of COVID-19 tests. In the foreground is a COVID-19 testing card propped up and a nasal swab in its packet lying in the front.

Northwestern provides limited COVID-19 resources for fall, citing stable campus case data

August 15, 2022

Northwestern released updated COVID-19 guidelines in a Monday email, to take effect for the remainder of the summer and into Fall Quarter. The University continues to require COVID-19 primary series...

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NU COVID-19 positivity rate dips before Dillo Day weekend

May 23, 2022

Northwestern’s COVID-19 positivity rate declined more than two percentage points to 7.11% from last week’s with almost three-fourths the number of new positives. However, testing numbers also declined...

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Northwestern maintains no masking or testing policy changes, does not mention uptick in COVID-19 positivity

May 18, 2022

Though Vice President for Operations Luke Figora acknowledged the rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Chicago-area in a Wednesday email, he did not discuss any changes to the lack of masking or testing...

While the University maintains that COVID-19 metrics on campus have been stabilizing, its positivity rate continues to reach record-breaking levels.

NU COVID-19 positivity rate continues to reach record-breaking numbers

May 13, 2022

Northwestern’s COVID-19 positivity rate reached its latest peak this week at 9.28%, rising almost two percentage points from last week’s positivity rate. As positivity rates continue to rise, the...

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NU COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest of the pandemic as University announces it has no plans to increase mitigation measures

May 6, 2022

Northwestern’s positivity rate reached the highest reported throughout the pandemic at 7.40%, according to University data published Friday, with campus opened to full capacity and no changes to testing...

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