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FDU Women’s Basketball Pause Team Activities Due to Positive COVID-19 Test

By Anthony Covino

Sports Editor

FDU basketball updates for the new year accompanied with updates on the House of Representatives election for Speaker and Minority Leader, in today’s update.

FDU Athletics announced that there is a positive COVID-19 test in the women’s basketball program, which has prompted a pause all team activities and postponed the first game of the new year, against Wagner on Jan. 7. 

It is unknown when the women will resume play. Safety is a key this season as some games were cancelled or postponed because of positive COVID-19 cases in other schools programs.

With the spring semester approaching, spring sports are scheduled to begin in the coming months with the appropriate COVID-19 protocols.

Men’s basketball is still scheduled to play the first game of 2021 at home on Jan. 7 against Wagner  

Also, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was re-elected yesterday for another term. She received 216 votes to secure her re-election. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy also won reelection, CNN reports.

There were 3,676 new positive COVID-19 cases yesterday, which brings the total cases in New Jersey to 492,042, with 48,565 cases being in Bergen County, according to Google statistics. 

Tune in tomorrow for the daily news update at 10 a.m.

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