COVID-19 pandemic in Antarctica
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|COVID-19 pandemic in Antarctica|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Index case||Base General Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean Antarctic Territory|
|Arrival date||21 December 2020|
(1 year, 3 weeks and 3 days ago)
The first cases were reported in December 2020, almost a year after the first cases of COVID-19 were seen in China.
References[change | change source]
- Taylor, Adam; Pitrelli, Stefano (March 24, 2020). "One continent remains untouched by the coronavirus: Antarctica". The Washington Post. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
- Torres, Elle (March 20, 2020). "What life is like on Antarctica, the only continent without a case of coronavirus". ABC News. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
- Agence France-Presse (March 31, 2020). "Pacific islands, Antarctic bases: coronavirus-free living in some of Earth's most isolated places". South China Morning Post. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
- "Reportan brote de coronavirus en base chilena en la Antártida". infobae (in Spanish). 2020-12-21. Retrieved 2020-12-21.