London: The eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, on Wednesday tested positive for Coronavirus infection. Also Read - Coronavirus Lockdown May Cost India's Economy $4.64 bn on Daily Basis: Report
As per a statement by Clarence House, the 71-year-old is displaying mild symptoms of COVID-19. Also Read - Learn All About Symptoms of Novel Coronavirus, to Prevent Its Occurrence
Charles’s wife Camilla, who does not have COVID-19, is also self-isolating in Scotland, Clarence House said. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak: Dos And Don'ts Suggested by The Indian Government
“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. The Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla) has also been tested but does not have the virus. In accordance with government and medical advice, the prince and the duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland,” the statement read.
Notably, the tests were carried out by the National Health Service in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing.