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Friday, 27 March 2020

BBC: Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus



Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, the BBC reports; news that was confirmed by Clarence House.

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," the publication further reads.

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 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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