Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus; Queen Elizabeth II in good health

The Prince of Wales displayed mild symptoms of Covid-19 and otherwise 'remains in good health'.

Mar 25, 2020 19:26 IST
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Prince Charles has tested positive for Coronavirus and is currently under quarantine at Balmoral Castle, Scotland. The 71-year old and the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla are under self-isolation at the royal estate. The Duchess has been tested negative for the Covid-19.

As per the information shared by Clarence House, the Prince of Wales displayed mild symptoms of Covid-19 and is otherwise in good health. The tests were carried out by the NHS, Aberdeenshire.

The Buckingham Palace added that the Queen last saw her son, Prince Charles on March 12 and was in good health. Queen Elizabeth II is following the advice of doctors for her welfare.

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