Charles, Prince of Wales tests positive for coronavirus

By Marriska Fernandes on March 25, 2020 | 4 Comments

Prince CharlesIt was announced earlier today that Charles, Prince of Wales has COVID-19. He tested positive on Monday after experiencing mild symptoms.

A Clarence House statement reads: “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.”

His mother, Queen Elizabeth, 93, is in good health and is “following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare,” according to a Buckingham Palace spokesperson.

On March 9, Prince Charles; Queen Elizabeth; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey. There were over 2,000 people in attendance, and it was recently announced that another person present at the service, one of the 54 flag bearers, had also since tested positive.

Other high-profile people who have tested positive include Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, Sophie Trudeau, Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju and Harvey Weinstein. ~Marriska Fernandes

Comments & Discussion

  1. Jessica • March 25, 2020 @ 7:41 PM

    Hope he’ll be okay.

  2. Terry • March 26, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

    Good news! Maybe if he ends up a casualty it will ensure that Wills is indeed the next to take the throne!! Even the Queen doesn’t want Charles to take over after she passes.She knows full well he’s a duffus.

  3. Mariana • March 26, 2020 @ 11:27 AM

    Yikes Terry, watch out for bad karma! Not saying that what you said isn’t true about his mum probably not wanting him to be king, but he’s kinda old, he likely wouldn’t be the monarch for long. I hope everyone who has this crazy virus gets better. (**cough** except Harvey Weinstein **cough** Whoops! There goes my good karma lol)

  4. Terry • March 28, 2020 @ 3:18 AM

    LOL Mariana. ♥♥

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