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Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Prince of Wales, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, was showing mild symptoms but is in "good health."

Prince Charles, 71, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the Clarence House, per the BBC and Washington Post

"The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus," the statement reads. "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."

It's unclear how he caught the virus due to the "high number of engagements he carried out in his public role in recent weeks."

Charles showed mild symptoms but is in "in good health," a spokesperson told the Washington Post. Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall was also tested but was negative.

"In accordance with Government and medical advice, the Prince and Duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland," according to the statement.  

Queen Elizabeth last saw Prince Charles on March 12, the BBC reported, adding that she was in "good health."