LONDON (1) - Prince Charles, the 71-year-old inheritor to the British throne, has examined positive for coronavirus however is in good health and is now self isolating in Scotland with delicate signs.
Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth, is displaying what Clarence Home mentioned had been delicate signs however stays in good health and has been working from his Birkhall residence in Scotland. His spouse, Camilla, 72, examined unfavorable.
“The Prince of Wales has examined positive for coronavirus,” Clarence Home mentioned. “He has been displaying delicate signs however in any other case stays in good health and has been working from dwelling all through the previous few days as common.”
“The Duchess of Cornwall has additionally been examined however doesn't have the virus,” Clarence Home mentioned. Queen Elizabeth who's at present at Windsor Fort is in good health, Buckingham Palace mentioned.
A royal supply mentioned the Prince of Wales, who was examined on Monday and obtained the outcomes on Tuesday, was suggested the situation was unlikely to escalate right into a extra critical case.
Charles has spoken to each Queen Elizabeth and to his sons, Prince William and Harry.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson wished the prince a speedy restoration and was because of maintain his weekly viewers with the queen by phone, Johnson’s spokesman mentioned. The US wished Prince Charles a speedy restoration, a senior Trump administration official mentioned.
QUEEN IN GOOD HEALTH
Charles final noticed the 93-year-old monarch on the morning of March 12 following an investiture, earlier than the earliest time he's more likely to have been infectious.
“Her Majesty The Queen stays in good health,” Buckingham Palace mentioned. “The Queen final noticed The Prince of Wales briefly after the investiture on the morning of 12th March and is following all the suitable recommendation with regard to her welfare.”
A royal supply mentioned that the earliest Charles would have been infectious was March 13. Charles and Camilla went to Highgrove Home, his residence in west England, on March 13 after which travelled to their Birkhall residence on the Balmoral property in Scotland on Sunday.
Scotland’s chief medical officer, Dr Catherine Calderwood, mentioned each Charles and Camilla had been examined for “scientific causes” and that each had been in good health.
Queen Elizabeth left London for Windsor Fort on March 19. She is together with her 98-year-old husband, Philip. When requested if the queen or Philip had been examined for coronavirus, Buckingham Palace declined to remark.
“It's not attainable to establish from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the excessive variety of engagements he carried out in his public position throughout latest weeks,” Clarence Home mentioned.
Charles met Prince Albert of Monaco, who later examined positive, at a charity occasion in London on March 10.
Extra reporting by William James in London and Steve Holland in Washington; Enhancing by Alison Williams and Alexandra Hudson