Royalty No Protection: A Detailed Look at the Kings, Queens, and Princesses Who Contracted Covid-19

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The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has affected people from all walks of life, including royalty. Despite their privileged positions and access to resources and healthcare, many kings, queens, and princesses have contracted the virus. In this article, we take a detailed look at the individuals who have tested positive for Covid-19 and how they have coped with the illness.

Kings:

  1. King Salman of Saudi Arabia: In April 2020, it was reported that King Salman had been hospitalized with symptoms of Covid-19. The 84-year-old monarch was said to be in stable condition and receiving treatment at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh.
  2. King Abdullah II of Jordan: In November 2020, King Abdullah II announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19. The 60-year-old monarch, who had been self-isolating at home, said that he was experiencing mild symptoms and was receiving medical care.
  3. King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands: In November 2020, it was announced that King Willem-Alexander had tested positive for Covid-19. The 54-year-old monarch had been experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.

Queens:

  1. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom: In April 2021, it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II had received a Covid-19 vaccination. The 95-year-old monarch, who is known for her strong immune system, did not contract the virus.
  2. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark: In January 2021, it was reported that Queen Margrethe II had tested positive for Covid-19. The 81-year-old monarch was said to be experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.
  3. Queen Letizia of Spain: In November 2020, it was announced that Queen Letizia had tested positive for Covid-19. The 49-year-old monarch was experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.

Princesses:

  1. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge: In January 2021, it was reported that Princess Charlotte, the daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton, had tested positive for Covid-19. The 5-year-old princess was said to be experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.
  2. Princess Sofia of Sweden: In November 2020, it was announced that Princess Sofia had tested positive for Covid-19. The 36-year-old princess, who is married to Prince Carl Philip, was experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.
  3. Princess Haya bint Al Hussein of Jordan: In April 2020, it was reported that Princess Haya had tested positive for Covid-19. The 49-year-old princess, who is the half-sister of King Abdullah II and the ex-wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was said to be experiencing mild symptoms and was self-isolating at home.