Prince Charles self-isolates after testing positive for COVID-19 – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating, his office said Thursday.
A post on his official Twitter page said Charles had tested positive on Thursday morning and was “deeply disappointed” at not being able to attend a planned visit to Winchester, England.
Charles, 73, met dozens of people at a grand reception at the British Museum in London on Wednesday evening. He was accompanied by his wife Camilla and was in close contact with UK Treasury chief Rishi Sunak, among others.
Charles’ office, Clarence House, confirmed that he was triple vaccinated.
It was not immediately clear what his condition was or whether Charles had recently met his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen, 95, celebrated her Platinum Jubilee on Sunday by expressing her wish for Camilla to be known as Queen Consort when Charles becomes King.
Camilla continued with her engagements as planned on Thursday, visiting a sexual assault referral center in London.
Charles had previously contracted the coronavirus in March 2020, during the first wave of the pandemic. Officials said he had mild symptoms of COVID-19 at the time. Charles and Camilla then isolated themselves at Queen Elizabeth II’s Balmoral estate in Scotland.
Spain’s King Felipe VI, 54, and Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, 81, also tested positive for coronavirus this week.
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