Prince Charles Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus

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"The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus", the Clarence House statement read.

The Prince of Wales, who is 71-years-old and therefore considered in the high-risk demographic, has been showing some symptoms of the virus, but these have only been mild and he is otherwise not in poor health.

Prince Charles has been self-isolating in Scotland with the Duchess of Cornwall who has tested negative. The royal couple is now self-isolating in Scotland, where the prince is working from home "as usual", according to the same source.

Testing took place in Aberdeenshire, and now they're continuing to follow the appropriate government guidelines and medical guidance.

The spokesperson went on to say that it is impossible to pinpoint where Prince Charles got the virus due to the number of engagements he carried out in recent weeks.

More than 4 lakh people across the globe have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The spokesperson also revealed that he remains in good health and is now in self-isolation.

Charles and Camilla are reportedly in self-isolation at their Birkhall home at the Royal Family's Balmoral estate.

The virus had already caused Charles and Camilla to postpone a planned official tour of Bosnia, Herzegovina, Cyprus, and Jordan.

In a separate statement, Buckingham Palace said the queen, 93, was in "good health" and had not seen her son for two weeks.

Meanwhile, Prince Charles had came into close contact with Prince Albert of Monaco at a round-table discussion for WaterAid alongside Albert on March 10 - just nine days before the announcement was made that Prince Albert II had contracted the virus.

The move comes a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the country into lockdown to tackle the spread of the outbreak.

Meanwhile, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are now residing at Windsor Castle. She is with her 98-year-old husband Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

As per data from the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Centre website, the United Kingdom has had 8167 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 423 deaths and 140 recoveries.



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