COVID-19 outbreak: Britain's Prince Charles, 71, test positive for coronavirus; moved to Scotland


In a rather shocking news, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, 71, has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He reportedly has ‘mild symptoms’ of Covid-19 but otherwise ‘remains in good health’, a spokesperson for Clarence House told an international portal. Currently, he has been moved to the Balmoral Estate, in Scotland, where he is joined by wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. She has tested negative for the virus.

Prince Charles' recent royal outings has been the Water Aid event on March 10, in which he sat opposite Prince Albert II of Monaco. The latter too was tested positive for coronavirus on March 19. As per a spokesperson for Clarence House, "In accordance with government and medical advice, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall 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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Meanwhile, Prince Charles' mother and the British Monarch Queen Elizabeth, 93, is reportedly staying at Windsor Castle, in Berkshire along with husband Prince Phillip, 98.

(Source: Metro UK)