UK in lockdown to combat COVID-19; Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

Most Recent news reports coming in state that Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus. Mentioning to this, a Clarence House spokesperson said, “He has been showing mild symptoms, but otherwise stays in good health and has been working from home during the last few days as usual.”

The report also stated that it is not feasible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus, due to the high number of engagements that he carried out in his public role during the recent weeks. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been examined, but the results are negative. Now, as per the Government and medical advice, the Prince and Duchess have moved to self-isolation at home in Scotland.

Also, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday made a statement in which individuals have been prohibited from leaving their homes apart from setting out for very restricted reasons. The Prime Minister in fact enforced the most stringent restriction that Britain had witnessed ever since the end of World War II.

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus


The Prime Minister, in his televised interview, highlighted that the police will break up gatherings and fine those found violating the rules. Shops, places of worship, and gyms will continue closed throughout this period, although social events will need to be rescheduled. He also said, “From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction ― you must stay at home, because the critical thing we must do is stop spreading the disease between households.

These limitations basically will send the United Kingdom into lockdown, with the Prime Minister further ensuring that the measures will be reviewed after three weeks.

The said rules come into impact with the number of Coronavirus cases quickening in the country. Boris stated that such measures are more essential to keep the UK’s health care system from failing under pressure.

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