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Antarctica records coronavirus cases for the first time

India Today | 22/12/2020 07:53 PM | Click to read full article

Amid panic over the new coronavirus strain, Antarctica has recorded its first-ever case of the novel coronavirus. According to reports, 36 new infections are reported among people stationed at a Chilean research base. These included 26 members of the Chilean army and 10 maintenance workers.

Three crew members on a ship providing support to the base were also tested positive.