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Gayle Benson tests positive for COVID-19

It is unknown what her symptoms are.

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

According to a statement from the team, Benson has not been hospitalized and is recovering at home.

"She has not missed a daily work call with Saints and Pelicans staff nor has she missed an NBA or NFL owner call in recent days," the statement said.

Benson, 73, tested positive for COVID-19 within the last couple weeks. 

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