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COVID-19 spreads to Antarctica – Sydney Morning Herald

Thirty-six Chileans, including military personnel and civilians have tested positive for coronavirus.

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“All present a favourable diagnostic and without any complication associated with the virus”, said the army statement as quoted in several reports.
The General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme base is located close to the northernmost tip of the Antarctic Peninsula in West Antarctica well away from Australias bases in East Antarctica.
The Australian Antarctic Division is seeking official confirmation with Chilean authorities.
Wooden arrows show the distances to various cities on King George Island, Antarctica.Credit:AP

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