Prince William said Monday that his grandfather, Prince Philip, is “in good health.” The husband of the Queen of England remains under observation in a London Hospital at the age of 99.
During a visit to a COVID-19 vaccination center in eastern England, Guillermo was asked about Prince Philip. “Yes, he is fine, they are taking care of him,” said the prince with a wink.
Prince William’s grandfather is the oldest royal consort in the history of England
Felipe entered the King Edward VII Private Hospital in the English capital on Tuesday after feeling ill. Buckingham Palace said Queen Elizabeth II’s husband would remain in the hospital for a period of “observation and rest.”
Although details of what ails him are not yet given, it is believed that Felipe’s ailment it is not related to COVID-19. Both the 99-year-old prince and the 94-year-old queen received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine in early January.
Prince Felipe, who withdrew from public engagements in 2017, It is rarely seen outside of its closest environment. During the current coronavirus quarantine, the Duke of Edinburgh, as he is also known, was staying with the queen at Windsor Castle, west of London.
Felipe married the then Princess Isabel in 1947 and she is the longest-lived royal consort in British history. He and the queen have four children, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
With information from The Associated Press