Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his palace said on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
The 62-year-old sovereign of the enclave on the French Mediterranean coast was being closely monitored by his doctor and specialists, and his health “does not give any cause for concern,” according to the palace. “
“Prince Albert has continuing to work from the office in His private apartments,’’ the palace said in a statement.
The palace added: “His Most Serene Highness strongly requests the population of Monaco to respect the confinement measures and keep their contacts with other persons to a minimum.’’
The palace said that it would issue regular updates on the prince’s health.