Clarence House have confirmed on Wednesday that Prince Charles, 71, has caught coronvirus and is in the highest category given his age.
He remains “in good health” and has been displaying “mild symptoms,” a spokesperson said.
The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested and does not have the virus, it remains unclear as to who he caught it from given his high number of official engagements.
in a statement released this morning it reads, “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.
“The Duchess of Cornwall 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 tests were carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing.
“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.”
The UK had a record number of deaths from coronavirus in just 24 hours on Tuesday, after 87 more people died in the UK, bringing the total to 422.
Department for Health and Social Care announced, “As of 9am on 24 March, a total of 90,436 have been tested: 82,359 negative. The UK now has 8,077 people with coronavirus, up by 1,427 from 6,650 on Monday.
England has a total 83 deaths out of the 87 in the UK, with two in Scotland, one in Wales, and one in Northern Ireland, which is up from 55 deaths across the whole of the UK on Monday.
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