October 24, 2021

First Covid 19 outbreak hits Antarctica

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First Covid 19 cases in Antarctica

First Covid 19 cases in Antarctica

First Covid 19 cases in Antarctica

On this day in December, the very first Covid 19 outbreak hits Antarctica. Antarctica was the only continent that has coronavirus pandemic not affected.

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.

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