Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson visits practice after sharing she tested positive for COVID-19

Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson visits practice after sharing she tested positive for COVID-19
Saints/Pelicans team owner Gayle Benson has tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: Mark Lagrange)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner, Gayle Benson, was in attendance at practice Wednesday, Sept. 2 just days after disclosing she tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, team spokesman, Greg Bensel, said:

“Mrs. Benson did test positive for COVID-19. She is progressing well and improving daily. 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- she was not hospitalized and is recovering at home in New Orleans. She thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers.”

Head Coach Sean Payton tested positive for the virus back in March.

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