Britain's Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating, his office said Thursday.
A message on the royal's official Twitter page said Charles tested positive on Thursday morning and was “deeply disappointed” not to be able to attend a scheduled visit in Winchester, England.
The news of his positive test results comes one day after the Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, met with a number of top government officials.
The couple attended a reception for the British Asian Trust on Wednesday alongside British Home Secretary Priti Patel and finance minister Rishi Sunak
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Charles, 73, met dozens of people during the reception at the British Museum.
The heir to the throne previously contracted the coronavirus in March 2020. Officials said he had mild COVID-19 symptoms then. Charles and Camilla isolated at Queen Elizabeth II's Balmoral estate in Scotland at the time.
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Spain's King Felipe VI, 54, and Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, 81, also tested positive for the coronavirus this week.