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.

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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.

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For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

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This story was originally posted on Dec. 24, 2020. 

CBS Baltimore Staff