Richmond Mayor Dave Snow announced Tuesday night that despite his best efforts to stay healthy, he  has received a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Snow said on his Facebook that he began experiencing mild symptoms late Monday night and went in for testing early Tuesday morning.
Snow had attended a Richmond Common Council meeting on Monday evening.
Although he is quarantined at home,  Snow said he plans to continue to serve the community and work virtually.
“This pandemic has touched so many people and I am grateful that my symptoms are manageable,” Snow wrote. “Please continue to take care of each other by wearing your mask, social distancing, and avoiding gatherings.”
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Millicent Martin Emery is a reporter and editor for the Western Wayne News.