Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, tweeted that coronavirus is a punishment from Mother Nature simply hours earlier than it was revealed Prince Charles, her ex-brother-in-law, examined constructive for COVID-19.
As the U.Okay. authorities enforced a nationwide lockdown to fight the unfold of the virus, Prince Andrew’s former spouse tweeted Tuesday: “Mother Nature has sent us to our rooms.. like the spoilt children we are. She gave us time and she gave us warnings. She was so patient with us. She gave us fire and floods, she tried to warn us but in the end she took back control.”
In one other tweet, Ferguson stated: “She has sent us to our rooms and when she is finished clearing up our mess. She will let us out to play again. How will we use this time? xxxx”
The tweets had been posted on Tuesday night time, simply hours earlier than Clarence House stated in a press release that Prince Charles examined constructive for the coronavirus after “displaying mild symptoms.”
“The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual,” Clarence House stated in a press release on Wednesday.
“The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. In accordance with government and medical advice, the prince and the duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland. The tests were carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing.
“It shouldn’t be doable to determine from whom the prince caught the virus owing to the excessive variety of engagements he carried out in his public position throughout latest weeks.”
The 71-year-old inheritor to the throne carried out his last public engagement before the virus swept the U.K. on March 12, attending a reception in London.
Charles also met with his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, on the morning of March 12, said Buckingham Palace.
“Her Majesty The Queen stays in good well being,” a palace spokesperson told Newsweek. “The queen final noticed the Prince of Wales briefly after the investiture on morning of the 12th March and is following all the suitable recommendation with regard to her welfare.”
Buckingham Palace did not confirm whether the Queen had been tested for the coronavirus. A spokesperson said they would not be commenting further.