World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua was isolated after a meeting with Prince Charles, a coronavirus victim.
Chales, the eldest son and heir to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus and is self-isolating in Scotland, officials said on Wednesday.
It is not yet clear when Charles got the disease, but on March 9 he spent the day with the queen, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and sports and entertainment stars – including Joshua – in the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey.
A spokesman for Joshua told the Daily Mail: “AJ is at home following government guidelines, he is in good shape. He wants everyone to affect a speedy recovery and a huge thanks to all the top frontline employees. ”
Joshua is expected to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20.
But the coronavirus could delay this fight and pull back a long-awaited fight from all Britons with WBC champion Tyson Fury until next year.
In a series of Twitter posts on Tuesday, Joshua thanked everyone involved in trying to fight the coronavirus saying, “It is humiliating to see people giving their all now to keep us safe. Scream at everyone on the front lines.
“See you, thank you, thank you and we are in awe of you!”