The Prince of Wales Charles has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The news was confirmed in an official statement from Clarence House.
Coronavirus: Prince Charles is positive. The news was confirmed in an official statement from Clarence House that said the heir to the throne was experiencing “mild symptoms”.
“The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health. He has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual” the statement said.
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Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall, has also been tested for COVID-19 but was found not to have the virus. “The Duchess of Cornwall 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”, Clarence House added. This is the updated situation in the UK, and now we are also worried about the Royal Family.
Prince Charles positive: how did it happen?
How Prince Charles got infected by Covid-19 remains uncertain. Speaking about the same, the spokesperson said: “It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus. The number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks is very high.”
Charles’s last public engagement was on March 12 but he did have a number of private meetings with Highgrove and Duchy individuals. His recent public engagements included speaking at the Prince’s Trust Awards at the London Palladium and several dinners in aid of Australian bushfire relief at Mansion House.
Prince Charles is heir to the throne. It is not known when he last saw the Queen, who has taken up residence in Windsor Castle during the coronavirus pandemic.