Mar 19, 2020 - Health

Monaco's Prince Albert II tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Albert II.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for COVID-19, the palace announced Thursday.

Why it matters: The 62-year-old monarch is the first known head of state to contract the virus, per AP. The palace says Albert is in good health and is being treated by doctors from the Princess Grace Hospital. He is still working from his home office in the palace.

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