Buckingham Palace on Wednesday said that Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus.

Prince Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, has been heir to the British throne for more than six decades.

The 71-year-old is displaying mild symptoms of COVID-19 “but otherwise remains in good health”, Clarence House said in a statement.

According to World Health Organisation statistics as of Wednesday, there are 6,654 confirmed coronavirus cases and 335 recorded deaths in the United Kingdom.