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COVID-19 reaches Antarctica, this means all continents are now infected

For months, the hundreds of researchers and researchers who live in Antarctica have inhabited the only continent in the world without a noted scenario of COVID-19. But now the virus has attained even there.

Three dozen people at a Chilean foundation have analyzed good for the coronavirus, the country’s army declared Monday. On Tuesday, a regional well being minister in Chile stated there are 21 infections involving persons aboard the Chilean navy’s Sargento Aldea supply vessel.

Travellers on that ship, which sailed to Chile from the Antarctic Peninsula, analyzed optimistic, the Chilean Antarctic Institute educated The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Applications on Friday, according to a statement emailed to United states Now.

One more circumstance has been reported at an Antarctic village wherever that ship docked, in accordance to regional wellness secretary Eduardo Castillo.

The U.S. National Science Foundation is aware of reports of the outbreak, a spokesperson