The announcement that Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall, could have tested positive for Covid-19 was made by the British press. According to the Daily Mail, the announcement comes four days after her husband, Prince Charles, also contracted the virus.
In a brief statement, a Clarence House spokesperson said: “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating. We continue to follow government guidance.” Like Prince Charles, Camilla was vaccinated with the third dose.
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On February 14, via a Twitter post, Clarence House confirmed that Prince Charles had been diagnosed for the second time with Covid-19. “This morning the Prince of Wales has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now in self-isolation. His Royal Highness is very disappointed that he will not be able to attend today’s events in Winchester and will try to reschedule his visit as soon as possible.” The Prince of Wales has already received three doses of the vaccine.
When news spread of Prince Charles’ injury, the British press confirmed that he had met Queen Elizabeth II two days before he was examined. According to a source close to Buckingham Palace, the Queen did not show any symptoms at the time.
So far, Buckingham Palace has not made any statement regarding the health of the monarch of the United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth II is 95 and has received three doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
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