Baltimore police commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating and experiencing mild symptoms, according to police.

Harrison is fully vaccinated and had received a booster, police said.

Deputy Commissioner Sheree Briscoe will command the department until Harrison’s recovery.

“I’m glad I was fully vaccinated and am experiencing only mild symptoms,” Harrison said in a statement.

“I urge everyone else to get vaccinated, wear a mask and maintain social distancing in order to protect themselves, their loved ones and the community.”

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