The heir to the British throne tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday morning. For the second time, Prince Charles will have to isolate himself due to the fast-spreading pathogen, DM reports.
The 73-year-old Prince Charles is self-isolating but did not elaborate on his condition, wrote Clarence House on Twitter. “HRH is deeply disappointed not to be able to attend today’s events in Winchester and will look to reschedule his visit as soon as possible,” the post says.
Prince of Wales was due in the Hampshire city to unveil a statue of a 13th-century Jewish businesswoman who helped fund the construction of Westminster Abbey and bankroll three English monarchs. However, the COVID-19 intervened, so, Hampshire citizens wished Prince Charles a speedy recovery.
Since Sunday, it appears to have been one of the busiest weeks for Queen’s eldest son, who attended a charity benefit on Wednesday night in addition to visiting the National Gallery and administering investitures at Windsor Castle.
The first meeting of Prince Charles with the novel pathogen was registered in March 2020. Then he recovered fast, after experiencing mild symptoms. This is the second time that the heir has tested positive for COVID-19.