Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

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Published: 2020-03-25 13:19

Last Updated: 2020-03-25 17:14


Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

The 71-year-old heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland.

The Clarence House has issued the following statement:

"The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual."

However, about the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, the statement indicated that "she has also been tested but does not have the virus. In accordance with government and medical advice, the Prince and the Duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland. The tests were carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing."

"It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks," according to the statement.