UK’s Prince Charles, 71, tests positive for coronavirus
LONDON: Local British media on Wednesday quoted Clarence House, royal residence, as saying that the United Kingdom’s Prince of Wales, Charles, turned positive for coronavirus at the age of 71.
The son of the Queen and future king has reportedly shown mild symptoms and is so far in good health condition.
The Sun has quoted Clarence House as saying: “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus.
“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.”
He reportedly met with Prince Albert of Monaco a couple of weeks ago, who has been tested positive for the disease.
Charles’ wife, 72, has tested negative for the infection, however, both of them are self-isolating in Scotland.
More than 18,000 people have died so far around the world from the COVID-19 outbreak as of today (on Wednesday).
There are currently 422,959 confirmed cases in 197 countries.