Prince William tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this year, according to the BBC, which cited sources directly from the palace. He is rumored to have taken a seven-day hiatus after calls and meetings between April 9 and 16, leading the public to believe he may have contracted the virus in early April. , but this has not yet been confirmed.
The choice to hide the diagnosis from the public came in an attempt to focus on the more important things that were happening because Prince William “didn’t want to worry anyone,” a source said. The sun. Adding to this, the BBC royal correspondent said that “the palace also tries to preserve some privacy for the royal family”. Prince William was reportedly treated by palace medics and ensured the safety of his family by isolating himself at their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall. Kensington Palace declined to comment on the news, but they did not deny reports of his diagnosis.
Prince Charles also contracted the virus in March and spent seven days in self-isolation in Scotland following mild symptoms. Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cornwall has tested negative for the virus and has self-isolated for 14 days. News of Prince William’s diagnosis comes as England prepares to enter a four-week nationwide lockdown.