World champ Anthony Joshua came in contact with Prince Charles, who was diagnosed with Coronavirus

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WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles. The heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II, Prince Charles tested positive for Coronavirus.

Prince Charles tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday and is now in isolation at his residence in Birkhall alongside Duchess of Cornwall. According to reports from the BBC, Prince Charles is showing mild symptoms of the virus and is “in good health”.

Anthony Joshua was present at the Westminister Abbey on March 9 on the occasion of the Commonwealth Day service. He came in contact with Prince Charles.

Anthony Joshua and Prince Charles

The two-time world heavyweight champion is currently in self-isolation in order to avoid the spread of the disease. Joshua is doing well in the meantime and is staying fit.

AJ is at home following government guidelines,” Joshua’s spokesperson told the media. “He is fit and well. He wishes everyone affected a speedy recovery and a huge thank you to all the front-line key workers.”

Anthony Joshua took to Twitter to thank all the paramedics and the fast-responders battling the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Hi guys, hope everyone’s staying safe! It’s humbling to see people giving their everything right now to keep us safe. Shout to everyone on the front-line. We see you, we appreciate you, we thank you and we’re in awe of you!

In this time, I want to use my platform to do something positive so if there’s anything on my channels that I can share with you to connect people locally and globally, then drop a comment below and we’ll see what we can do.”

We see you, we appreciate you, we thank you and we’re in awe of you!

Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev could be pushed back because of Coronavirus

Anthony Joshua is scheduled to defend his heavyweight title against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London. However, due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the fight could be pushed back to July.

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed that he is constantly in talks with Tottenham management regarding the venue.

A requirement for Anthony in his next fight, a necessity for him was to box in the UK.” Hearn told Sky Sports.

June 20 is a long time away, it’s still in our plans. We have been speaking to Tottenham and making sure that we’re all on the same page.

For the Anthony Joshua fight, already potential plans to move that fight back to July.

We hope that they won’t need to be moved, but we also understand this is constantly evolving.

We do have a potential date for that, but right now, hoping June 20 can remain the date.”

Anthony Joshua is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last December.

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