COVID-19: Prince Albert II of Monaco test positive for the novel Coronavirus

Monaco’s Prince Albert II has tested positive to the novel coronavirus, the principality confirmed in a statement on Thursday.

Prince Albert is the first head of state and a member of a royal family to be infected with Covid-19 but he is in good shape.

According to the statement from the principality, Prince Albert is doing well and there is no cause for alarm concerning his health”.

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In order not to infect others, The 62-year-old Prince has chosen to self-isolate in his apartment at the royal palace, where he intends to continue with his work uninterrupted.

Just three days ago, eNCA reported that Monaco’s prime minister, Serge Telle, had been infected with the coronavirus.

Monaco specifically, has recorded nine Covid-19 cases after the first was detected on 28 February and the country has already put in measures to limit the spread.

From midnight on Saturday, all public spaces will be closed down just like many countries are doing.

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