Britain, March 25 – Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed.
The 71-year-old is heir to the throne.
His mother, the Queen, has already left London to be at Windsor Castle.
Prince of Wales’ office says: “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.”
His wife, Camilla has been tested but she does not have the virus.
Both Prince Charles and Camilla are self isolating. They are currently at their home Burnham on the Balmoral Estate in Scotland, according to ITV reporter Chris Ship.
Prince Charles’s office says: “It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks.”