True: Prince Charles has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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May 13 2020

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True: Prince Charles has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Clarence House has announced that Prince Charles tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Clarence House has announced that Prince Charles tested positive for the coronavirus.The news release dated 25 March 2020 stated that Charles, Prince of Wales, had been displaying mild symptoms but remained in good health. His wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, had also been tested and results showed that she had not been infected. They had been self-isolating at home in Scotland. The Prince of Wales was out of self-isolation as of 30 March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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