Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19

Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Wednesday.

The 71-year-old was displaying mild symptoms of virus but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual, it said in a statement, using his official title.

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla are currently self-isolating at their home in Scotland.

The Duchess has also been tested but does not have the virus, it said.

According to Department of Health and Social Care, there are now more than 8000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in UK.