Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed.

Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman said.

According to the BBC, The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus.


Clarence House said Charles and Camilla were now self-isolating in Balmoral in Scotland, adding it was “not possible to ascertain from whom the prince caught the virus”.

Prince Charles made headlines earlier this month when he was spotted ditching handshakes and greeting guests with a ‘namaste’ gesture at an event in London on March 11.