The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Covid-19 and is now self-isolating, Clarence House has said.
This is the second time Prince Charles, 73, who is triple jabbed, has tested positive for the coronavirus after contracting the disease in March 2020.
A message on his official Twitter feed stated: “This morning the Prince of Wales has tested positive for Covid-19 and is now self-isolating.
“HRH is deeply disappointed not to be able to attend today’s events in Winchester and will look to reschedule his visit as soon as possible.”
The announcement of the positive test was made just after midday February 10, about 12 minutes before Charles was due to arrive in Winchester to unveil a statue.
It comes days after the Queen marked her platinum jubilee by expressing her “sincere wish” that the Duchess of Cornwall would be Queen Camilla at Charles’s side when he becomes the king.
On Wednesday evening, Camilla accompanied Charles to the British Museum where they met scores of people at a reception to celebrate the work of the British Asian Trust.