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25/03/2020 9:47 PM AEDT | Updated 25/03/2020 9:52 PM AEDT

Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Prince of Wales is self-isolating in Scotland.

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Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, in the background, leave after attending the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey earlier this month.

Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, Clarence House has said.

The Prince of Wales is 71, putting him in one of the high-risk categories, according to government guidance.

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

A Clarence House spokesperson said: “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.”

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