The 51-year-old first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since then.
A guide fears there could be more coronavirus cases on the mountain as the climber had lived with several others for weeks.
China and Nepal jointly announced a new official height for Mount Everest, ending a discrepancy between the two nations.
The "Last Week Tonight" host has a plan to prevent deaths on Everest and still give people bragging rights.
This year has become the mountain’s deadliest climbing season since 2015.
The possible reversal follows concerns over a record number of climbing permits issued, including to those lacking experience.
Christopher John Kulish, 61, ascended the more than 29,000-foot peak on Monday, but died suddenly while coming down.
Only people with proper mountaineering permits and select researchers will reportedly be able to access the base camp on the Chinese side.
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