This Saturday, June 4, the Principality of Monaco announced that Princess Charlene, who recently returned from a long convalescence, had tested positive for Covid-19. However, the royal palace indicated that her health condition was not considered worrying.
New hard blow for Charlene of Monaco. After suffering from health problems for several months, the princess must again face the disease. The principality has indeed announced this Saturday, June 4, that the wife of Prince Albert II had tested positive for Covid-19. “Presenting some symptoms, H.S.H. Princess Charlene has been diagnosed positive to a screening test Covid-19,” said the royal palace in a statement.
“In accordance with the health regulations in force, Princess Charlene will observe a period of isolation for several days,” the palace added, adding however that “her state of health does not inspire any concern.
The health of Princess Charlene of Monaco “still fragile”
Prince Albert II of Monaco had also contracted the virus a few months ago. After having been infected a first time at the beginning of the epidemic in 2020, he had tested positive again to Covid-19 last April.
After a long absence due to health concerns, Charlene of Monaco had returned to the Rock last March. In an interview given to the daily Nice-Matin on May 25, she admitted that her health was “still fragile”, but she was positive. “I don’t want to go too fast. The road has been long, difficult and so painful. Today I feel more serene,” she said.
Since May 12, wearing a mask indoors is no longer compulsory in Monaco outside of health facilities, accommodation for the elderly, public transport and cabs. More than 12,000 people have been infected with Covid-19 in the Principality since the beginning of the epidemic, out of a total population of 40,000. As of May 28, the incidence rate of the coronavirus was 147 per 100,000.
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