Newsy 25 Mar 2020

Prince Charles has coronavirus


Charles has mild symptoms, "but otherwise remains in good health," according to Clarence House.

Britain's Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Buckingham Palace made the announcement Wednesday, adding that the 71-year-old had only mild symptoms and was otherwise in good health. The future British king is self-isolating at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, with his wife Camilla.
Prince Charles has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is now self-isolating in Scotland. "He has been displaying mild symptoms, but otherwise remains in good health," according to a statement from his office.
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The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed.

Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said.

The Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has also been tested but does not have the virus.

Clarence House said Charles and Camilla were now self-isolating at Balmoral, adding the prince "has been working at home throughout the last few days".

An official statement read: "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."

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