First Covid 19 cases in Antarctica
36 New Covid 19 cases
The 36 new infected are among people stationed at the Chilean research base. It includes 26 members of the Chilean army and 10 maintenance workers.
The 36 individuals who tested positive evacuated to the city of Punta Arenas in Chile.
Spanish-language media reported that the outbreak at the General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme research base on Monday.
First Coronavirus cases
The first Coronavirus cases reported in December 2020. When two soldiers fell ill said Army press officer.