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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus: UK media

The Guardian quoted a Clarence House spokesperson saying that "the Duchess of Cornwall had also been tested but does not have the virus".

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 25, 2020 4:47:05 pm
Prince Charles becomes first British royal to visit Cuba According to a statement issued by the Royal House, Prince Charles tested positive for Covid-19 and is in home isolation.(Reuters file photo)

Prince Charles, who is the Prince of Wales, has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms “but remains in good health”, reported the The Guardian quoting Clarence House. 71-year-old Charles, the Queen’s son, is the next in line to the throne.

The Guardian quoted a Clarence House spokesperson saying that “the Duchess of Cornwall had also been tested but does not have the virus”.

The Telegraph reported that his wife Camilla, 72, tested negative for the virus, with the couple now self-isolating in Scotland. “The tests were carried out by the National Health Service in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing,” the report said.

More details awaited.

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