Britain’s Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Irish Embassy in London last year

This morning.

Via The Guardian:

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, Clarence House has said.

A Clarence House spokesman said the Duchess of Cornwall had also been tested but does not have the virus.

UK coronavirus live: Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 (The Guardian)



Earlier: ‘Persistent Cough’

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40 thoughts on “One Has It

      1. millie aka oprah

        I did too.

        Netflix recommended the C4 show the Windsors last week and it’s quite a funny little watch.

    1. Brother Barnabas

      am still kneeling at the letterbox, bertie – knees starting to hurt

      I know these are extraordinary times, but this is ridiculous

      1. Bertie Theodore Alphege Blenkinsop

        Oops, I knew there was something I was supposed do with this erection.

  1. newsjustin

    Now that the HSE are essentially not testing for most cases (as of this morning), what should one do if you think you may have something, but not sure If it’s corona?

    1. Janet, I ate my avatar

      sorry didn’t mean to be flippant, are you feeling unwell News ? Call your GP, if it’s not Corona symptoms you may get an appointment

          1. Brother Barnabas

            I believe you’re safe provided there’s no kissing

            and who kisses during de ride these days ?

          2. V

            that’s the best bit

            from what I remember anyway

            And I suppose lads have to wear rubber gloves now as well as the other kind of rubber
            not to mention a bedroom that smells like Jays Fluid

            I suppose the days when all you needed was a matching bra and knickers are behind us

      1. newsjustin

        Thanks Janet. No, not unwell. Just curious about the advice. But in fairness, I needn’t be. You’re right, if in doubt stay home. Even if well, stay home unless you have to.

        1. scottser

          start digging a hole in the back garden for yourself news, and set up a webcam for your own funeral cos there won’t be anyone allowed to attend it.

    2. millie aka oprah

      Phone your GP. I know my own GP is offering phone consultations, and if they think you need to be seen they’ll book you in.

      I needed to see mine last week and they had a very strict protocol in place as regards letting people in and out of the surgery, and keeping infection and contact limited to the absolute minimum, and only where necessary.

  2. Formerly known as

    I hope he survives. Australia will become a republic when he becomes king. If one of the next generation does, it would become more challenging.

  3. Ringsend Incinerator

    Anything on Prince Philip (99)?

    Hasn’t been seen for yonks. Perhaps he’s been called up to drive an ambulance?

    1. Rosette of Sirius

      Not wishing anyone Ill, however it would be fascinating to observe how the British would react and deal with the death of a senior royal during this time – especially one of their big guns.

      1. Bertie Theodore Alphege Blenkinsop

        Be a good cliffhanger for The Crown, Series 4 if nothing else.

  4. Paulus

    Hugh Leonard, love him or loath him, had some great descriptive phrases:

    Having watched Prince Charlie on the telly, Leonard said it was like looking at a Land Rover with the doors open.

    1. The Old Boy

      I seem to recall that was his review of him walking up the aisle to marry Lady Diana.

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