Prince Charles began to see his father, Prince Philip.
ET confirmed that the Prince of Wales visited his father at King Edward VII Hospital in London in the midst of his recovery on Saturday. Charles, 72, was also photographed arriving at the back entrance of the hospital, dressed in a light gray suit and a blue mask.
The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital Tuesday as a “precautionary measure” on the advice of his doctor after not feeling well, Buckingham Palace said in a statement. A royal source told ET at the time that Philip’s illness is not related to COVID-19.
On Friday, another royal source told ET that Queen Elizabeth II’s husband would likely “remain in the hospital for observation and rest for the weekend and until next week.”
“The doctor is acting with great caution. The Duke remains in a good mood,” added the source.
Last year, both Charles and his son, Prince William, contracted the coronavirus. Both fully recovered. Felipe and the queen received their COVID-19 vaccinations last month, publicly sharing the news to avoid inaccuracies and further speculation about their health.
Meanwhile, Charles’s visit to the hospital comes on the same day that Princess Eugenie shared the first photo of her newborn son and revealed his unique name. The 30-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson named her and her husband’s baby Jack Brooksbank August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.
Eugenie also shared some background on August’s name on her Instagram Stories, writing: “On the weekend of her grandfather’s birthday, thinking of my grandfather, we introduced our little boy. He is named after his great-grandfather and his two great-grandparents. x5 “.
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