In December 2019, they were busy monitoring the mounting anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) protests by thousands of students.
A majority of the 100 tested policemen were found using yaba pills (amphetamine) and marijuana.
They are attached with the Sector 49 police station in Noida and were found positive for the novel coronavirus on Sunday, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) Ankur Aggarwal said.
The other measures include fumigation in the police stations and police colony, random Covid-19 test for residents and other staff.
Khan, however, urged people to maintain social distancing as it was the best way to control the spread of the deadly virus in the country.
The group crashed the vehicle into the gate and barricades put up at the vegetable market as they were asked to show their curfew passes.