Covid19 reaches Antarctica – 36 people infected

Coronavirus, Health, Science

Coronavirus has now reached the last continent on Earth with the first cases identified in Antarctica.

The Chilean army announced that 36 people linked with the General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme base on the planet’s southern pole had tested positive for COVID-19.


Antarctica: 16 research station workers infected with Covid


Antarctica: Covid outbreak at an Argentinian research station


Image by Angie Agostino from Pixabay

** This post was originally published on December 22, 2020 **