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Prince Charles out of coronavirus self-isolation after all-clear from doctor

Prince Charles is out of self-isolation after being diagnosed with coronavirus Covid-19 having being given the all clear from doctor.

However his wife Camilla will remain in isolation for another week, Clarence House has confirmed.

A Clarence House spokesman said: "Having consulted with his doctor, The Prince of Wales is now out of self-isolation."

A royal source said the Prince of Wales "is in good health".

His self-isolation lasted seven days in accordance with government and medical guidelines.

Charles will continue to be holding meetings on the phone and via video call from his office at Birkhall, and he's now allowed to do exercise.

A royal source said Camilla will continue to hold meetings over the phone in according to medical and government guidelines.

Charles and Camilla carried out their self-isolation separately at Birkhall, one of the Royal Family's stunning Scottish properties.

It is part of the Queen's Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire, and dates back to 1715.

Charles and Camilla go there every summer, and it's where they went on their honeymoon back in 2005.

He inherited from the Queen Mother when she died in 2002.

The Prince stopped all his royal engagements on March 13, when the coronavirus crisis worsened.

Doctors believe that is the earliest date that Charles was contagious.

Sharing the news about Prince Charles on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Clarence House spokesman said: "He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.

"The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus.

"In accordance with Government and medical advice, the Prince and the Duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland.

"The tests were carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing.

"It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks."



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