Prince Charles went to a London hospital on Saturday to go to his father, Prince Philip, who was admitted earlier his week for “observation and rest” after falling ailing.
Charles arrived on the non-public King Edward VII’s Hospital by automotive within the afternoon and stayed for about half an hour. The hospital’s web site says visits are solely allowed in “exceptional circumstances” due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prince Philip, 99, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday on the recommendation of his physician in what Buckingham Palace described as “a precautionary measure.”
The husband of Queen Elizabeth is anticipated to stay there via the weekend and into subsequent week.
Queen, Philip beforehand vaccinated
Philip’s sickness shouldn’t be believed to be associated to COVID-19. Each he and the Queen, 94, received a first dose of a vaccine in opposition to the coronavirus in early January.
Philip, who retired from public duties in 2017, not often seems in public. His most up-to-date public occasion was a navy ceremony at Buckingham Palace in July.
During England’s current coronavirus lockdown, Philip, also referred to as the Duke of Edinburgh, has been staying at Windsor Fort, west of London, with the Queen, who has performed duties such as meetings with dignitaries remotely.
The royal family is planning celebrations to mark Philip’s 100th birthday on June 10, lockdown restrictions allowing.
Philip, who married the then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947, is the longest-serving royal consort in British historical past. He and the Queen have 4 kids, eight grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
The youngest great-grandchild, the son of Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, was born on Feb. 9 and has been named August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, with one among his center names a tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.