Fremont, Ohio — Fremont Mayor Danny Sanchez and his wife, Jessica, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the mayor’s office announced Monday.
The mayor and his wife will quarantine for at least 10 days, and Sanchez will continue managing the city remotely.
Mayor Sanchez described to the Fremont News-Messenger waking up one morning and feeling like he was just “tackled by college linebackers,” adding that he has suffered severe body aches.
Statewide, Ohio reported 2,909 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, above the state’s 21-day rolling reported daily case average of 2,463.
Deaths of people with COVID-19 are up by 37 as of Monday, with a total of 5,340 deaths statewide.
Hospitalizations have increased by 182 according to Monday’s data, for a total of 19,402. Admissions to intensive care units are up by 23, for a total of 3,899.