Despite strict rules, two-thirds of people working at Princess Elizabeth Polar Station have been infected with Kovid

Despite strict rules, two-thirds of people working at Princess Elizabeth Polar Station have been infected with Kovid

A positive case was found on 14 December among those who came seven days ago. The passenger was immediately isolated, but tests conducted showed that two other people had also contracted the virus. The three men were evacuated on 23 December. But since then this virus has been circulating.

Presently, 25 people are present at the station and 5 are on expedition. Two-thirds have been infected but no serious symptoms have been declared so far. Two emergency doctors are on site and the station has all the necessary equipment for treatment and PCR testing.

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