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Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19: Clarence House

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Britain’s Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday, the second time that the heir-to-the-throne has contracted the disease.

“This morning The Prince of Wales has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating,” Clarence House said, adding he had cancelled his planned engagements for later in the day.

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Charles, 73, tested positive in March 2020 and later said he had suffered only mild symptoms. He spent seven days in self-isolation at his Birkhall home in Scotland before resuming his duties.

On Wednesday, he attended a reception for the British Asian Trust where the other guests included finance minister Rishi Sunak and health minister Sajid Javid.

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