Winter Sports In Maine Delayed As Virus Cases Keep Growing
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine winter sports season has been indefinitely delayed.
The Maine Principals’ Association says the season had been set to start in mid-November, but the pandemic has made that impossible.
Public health authorities in Maine on Wednesday reported the second highest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day since the start of the pandemic.
The Portland Press Herald reports the association doesn’t yet have a timetable for when practices might be able to start.
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services will play a major role in decisions about winter sports.
The state has had more than 6,300 cases of the virus in total.