The most recent sea ice extent data for Antarctica is from April 15th and that is day 105.
Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for day 105 is 8.34885 million sq km.
In 1980, Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for day 105 was 5.02921 million sq km.
That is a 66% increase.
If “climate scientists” were actually interested in science, you might think they would mention it.