The British Broadcasting Corporation, citing sources from the royal palace, reported that Prince “William”, second in line to the British throne, had tested positive for the Coronavirus earlier this year.
It is not clear when “William” contracted the virus, but the newspaper “The Sun” indicated that he took a seven-day break from calls and video messages from April 9 to April 16.
The newspaper added that “William”, who also held the title of Duke of Cambridge, recently told “an observer” on one occasion that he had not announced his diagnosis because important things were happening and he did not want to cause confusion or raise everyone’s fear.v
The newspaper reported that Kensington Palace, the residence of “William”, did not comment on the matter when contacted on Sunday, but he did not deny the report.
It should be noted that William’s father, Prince Charles, was infected with the virus last March and was forced to isolate himself from everyone, and explained that he was lucky to have mild symptoms, and he also urged the world to listen to scientists and work to protect the environment to avoid more epidemics In the future.
He said, “We should have dealt with the planet as if it had been sick for a long time. A self-respecting doctor would not have allowed the situation to reach this stage before the intervention.”
“The more the natural world is eroded, and the more we destroy so-called biodiversity – which is the tremendous diversity of plant life, tree life, everything else, and marine life – the more we expose ourselves to this kind of danger… We have been exposed to other disasters such as SARS, Ebola, and God. He knows what else, all of these things are related to the loss of biodiversity. ”
It should be noted that members of the royal family are not the only British politicians who have contracted the virus, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson himself was infected in April, and he was eventually transferred to the hospital due to the worsening of his symptoms to the point of putting him on a respirator.
The United Kingdom is among the most affected countries in Europe, with more than a million cases of coronavirus infection, and Johnson said that England will enter a second national lockdown in the coming days, as the Office for National Statistics estimated that 1 in 100 people in England is infected Now with the virus.