11:43 March 25, 2020(updated 12:26 March 25, 2020) Short url
The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, according to information released on March 25 by Clarence House. Queen Elizabeth II is in good health, her eldest son having not seen her since March 12.
Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, according to a press release from Clarence House.
The eldest son of Queen Elisabeth II, 71 years old, “Stay healthy” except for a few “Light” symptoms, Clarence House said in a statement.
The Duchess of Cornwall, wife of Charles, also underwent screening but it was tested negative, according to the same official source.
The spouses now remain in confinement in Scotland.
According to Buckingham Palace, the queen is in good health, Charles has not seen her since March 12.
Update on the situation in the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom deplores 422 dead. Over 8,077 positive cases have been officially registered. The authorities have ordered the closure of all non-essential trade and have imposed widespread confinement since Tuesday.