Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus.

He is in Scotland and is “working from home” while he recovers.

Camilla has also been tested and the result was negative.

A Clarence House spokesman said:

“He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.”

Both the Prince and Duchess of Cornwall are in self isolation.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said:

“Her Majesty The Queen remains in good health.

“The Queen last saw The Prince of Wales briefly after the investiture on the morning of 12th March and is following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare.”

Charles, 71, has spoken to his sons the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, as well as the Queen.

The Prince had been displaying “mild symptoms” over the weekend before being tested on Monday.


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Philip Braund spent 16 years at the Daily Mirror as a reporter and news editor before moving to ITV. He was the series producer of the ground-breaking investigation programme The Cook Report, Managing Editor at ITV's Millbank Studios, and Head of News at ITV Central. He has won national and regional Royal Television Society awards for documentaries.

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