Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus.
This is according to a statement by his office released on Wednesday (25.03.20).
The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said.
It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative.
“The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,” Clarence House 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.’’
Britain’s Press Association reported that the prince and the duchess remained in good spirits, and that Charles was not bedridden.
The Prince of Wales is Queen Elizabeth II’s son and the father to Princes William and Harry.
Buckingham Palace said Queen Elizabeth II, 93, remains at her home in Windsor with the 98-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.
As of March 25th 2020, the Coronavirus numbers are as follows, over 440,000 infected persons, over 19,000 deaths and over 110,000 recoveries.