Isolated continent reportedly registers first infections after 36 Chileans fall ill at research baseAntarctica, once the only continent not to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, has reportedly recorded its first cases. The 36 new infections are among people stationed at a Chilean research base and include 26 members of the Chilean army and 10 maintenance workers.Spanish-language media reported the outbreak at the General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme research base on Monday. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/22/covid-cases-recorded-in-antarctica-for-first-time
Author : Helen Sullivan
Publish date : 2020-12-22 06:52:55
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