Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus
London: Prince of Wales Prince Charles has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office confirmed on Wednesday.

The 71-year-old future king, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, had been displaying mild symptoms but remains in "good health".

The Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has also been tested but does not have the virus.

Clarence House said Charles and Camilla were now self-isolating at Balmoral, adding that the prince has been working at home over the last few days.

An official statement read: "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, Clarence House said in a statement.