BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Several members of the Baltimore Police Department’s aviation unit have tested positive for COVID-19, the department confirmed Thursday.
Police did not say how many members of the team, which is responsible for the Foxtrot police helicopter, received positive tests. The department did say a number of others are quarantining pending test results.
BPD confirms “several members” of its Aviation Unit tested positive for COVID-19. Other members are currently quarantined, awaiting their test results, per dept. spokesperson. Foxtrot did not fly today due to inclement weather.
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The helicopter was down Thursday due to the weather, a spokesperson said. It is expected to take to the skies again on Friday or Saturday.
This story was originally posted on Dec. 24, 2020.