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Clarence House issues health update for the Prince of Wales


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Clarence House has updated the media on the activities of the Prince of Wales following his diagnoses for coronavirus on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for the Prince said that His Royal Highness is working as usual from his desk in Birkhall.

Prince Charles has already received hundreds of get well soon messages sent to him – some are cards, but many are digital well-wishes.

Clarence House did not comment on why the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall received testing for COVID-19, and whether this related to any underlying health conditions.

Prince Charles tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday after first noticing mild symptoms of he condition over the weekend.

The Prince remains in “good spirits”, and his symptoms continue to be only mild.

The Duchess of Cornwall tested negative for the virus, and remains isolated in Balmoral with her husband.

It is not known when Prince Charles contracted COVID-19, but medical experts say he couldn’t have been infectious until March 13 at the earlier.

The 71-year-old last saw The Queen on March 12 for a very brief meeting.

Her Majesty remains in excellent health, and has been working from her desk at Windsor Castle.