Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the novel 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 spokesperson said. The spokesperson further revealed that the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, was also tested but negative.
The Prince, who is also the Duke of Cornwall, 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," the spokesperson said
How Prince Charles got infected by Covid-19 remains uncertain, considering the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks. Speaking
about the same, the spokesperson said, "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." Two weeks ago, a video of Prince Charles ditching the handshake for a namaste went viral on social media.