Today, one week after being diagnosed with coronavirus, Prince Charles was allowed out of self-isolation and is in ‘good health,’ royal aides said.
Clarence House confirmed today that the Prince of Wales is now out of self-isolation after visiting his psychiatrist,” said a spokeswoman for the 71-year-old Prince of Wales.
Before flying to Scotland the next day, the heir-to – the-throne had began to feel sick on March 21 at his Gloucestershire Highgrove home.
His wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, tested negative for the and has no signs, but will stay in self-isolation until the end of the week.
In the U.K., government advises that those revealing coronavirus signs should isolate for seven days. Individuals dealing with anyone who is symptomatic are encouraged to self-isolate for 14 days, suggesting Prince Charles’s aunt, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, may still be in self-isolation.
It was not certain how Charles contracted coronavirus, but in the days leading up to his diagnosis he met fellow royals including Prince Albert of Monaco who also tested positive, and attended various events.
Charles ‘last community engagement was a London lunch and dinner in aid of Australian bushfire relief on March 12, according to the Court Circular, which documents any official contribution made by royal family members.
He also saw his 93-year-old mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who “remains in good health,” a spokeswoman for Buckingham Palace told Newsweek earlier that morning.
Owing to the coronavirus epidemic, the Queen departed London for an extended stay at Windsor Castle on March 19, and is expected to remain there until after Easter.
“We are all urged to change our daily habits and everyday lifestyles for the better benefit of the societies in which we live, and in particular to protect the most disadvantaged among them,” she said in a statement released by Buckingham Palace.
“Many of us will need to find new ways to stay in touch with each other and make sure loved ones are safe. I’m sure we’re up to that challenge. You can be assured my family and I’m ready to play our part.”