Which royals have caught Covid? Three royals test positive this month

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Members of Britain’s Royal Family have tested positive for coronavirus over the last two years, including Prince Charles and Princess Anne’s husband Sir Timothy Laurence. Other royal families across Europe have also been affected by the virus. In January 2022 alone, three royals from European countries have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement from the palace on Tuesday, it was confirmed Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia had tested positive for the virus.

The statement read: “The King and Queen, who are fully vaccinated with three injections, have mild symptoms and are feeling well, given the circumstances.”

This month it was also announced Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg tested positive for the virus.

The Grand Ducal Court said the Grand Duke had mild symptoms and he will fulfil his role as Head of State from isolation, Royal Central reported.

Which royals have tested positive for Covid previously?

Across the royal houses of Europe, several royals have tested positive for coronavirus throughout the pandemic.

In March 2020, Monaco’s Sovereign Prince, Prince Albert, tested positive for COVID-19.

He told People at the time: “My symptoms are flu-like, but it feels like a pretty mild case.”

In the same month, Britain’s heir apparent Prince Charles also tested positive for the virus.

Charles isolated at his Scottish home of Birkhall and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, did not test positive for the virus.

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden tested positive for COVID-19 in November 2020.

Prince Christian of Denmark, son of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, tested positive for COVID-19 in December 2020.

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King Carl XVI Gustaf’s daughter, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband Prince Daniel tested positive for COVID-19 in March 2021.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway tested positive for coronavirus in August 2021.

In December 2021, the former Queen of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrix, also tested positive for the virus.

A statement from the Netherlands’ Government Information Service (RVD) explained: “Princess Beatrix has had herself tested in connection with mild cold complaints.

“The Princess is at home in isolation and adheres to the rules of life for people who have tested positive.”

Princess Anne’s husband, Sir Timothy Laurence, also tested positive for coronavirus last month.

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark also tested positive last month and isolated at her home in Copenhagen.

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