And the royal house explained, in a statement, that King Felipe VI of Spain, 54, “has tested positive for COVID-19” after “the appearance of mild symptoms since last night (Tuesday),” adding that he will remain in isolation and without official procedures for seven days. .
The announcement came before the king received the audience the Croatian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zeljko Komsic, and a day after he met with senior military leaders. The statement notes that his wife, Queen Letizia, and his youngest daughter, Infanta Sofia, “are not showing any symptoms and can continue their planned activities normally.”
Heiress to the throne, Princess of Asturias, Leonor, attends her high school in the United Kingdom. “His Majesty the King’s general health condition is good and he will maintain his institutional activity from his residence,” the palace text stated.
On Wednesday, the Royal Palace announced that Queen Margaret II had tested positive for COVID-19 with non-serious symptoms. The royal palace said in a statement that the 81-year-old king, who received a booster dose in November, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday night, and “only had mild symptoms.”
However, the highly acclaimed monarch, who had just celebrated 50 years on the throne, had to cancel her vacation in Norway and limit it to her palace in Copenhagen, out of respect for health regulations.
Although restrictions have been lifted in this Scandinavian country, authorities are recommending that those infected be isolated for at least four days. Margherita 2 is not the first country to be contaminated with the coronavirus. The King and Queen of Sweden, aged 75 and 78, also tested positive in early January.
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