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Buckingham Palace Says Prince Philip Is "Absolutely Fine" Amid COVID-19 Death Rumours

Buckingham Palace Says Prince Philip Is "Absolutely Fine" Amid COVID-19 Death Rumours 
March 19, 2020 - 14:05 / Sarah Schulz

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the British Royal Family has been taking precautionary measures like the rest of the world. With that, rumours that Prince Philip had died due to the coronavirus started to swirl. 

Buckingham Palace has now confirmed that Prince Philip is alive and well. The 98-year-old Duke of Edinburgh has been absent from the public eye for a good part of the last three years since he retired from royal duties in 2017. Now since the panic of the COVID-19 epidemic has spread, rumours began to swirl that Philip had died. 

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, Windsor, west of London, on May 18, 2019

COVID-19: Prince Philip is "absolutely fine"

Rest assured, Prince Phillip is in good health. According to Telegraph editor Gareth Davies, who knows a palace insider. Royal sources also told ET Canada that Prince Philip is fine and there is nothing unusual to worry about.

In the mean time, the Queen has been moved to Windsor Castle amid the COVID-19 epidemic and Charles and Camilla's spring tour has been cancelled. Meghan, Harry and Archie are self-isolating in Canada, and Prince William was the first member of the British Royal Family to publicly address the COVID-19 pandemic

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We are sending good health wishes to Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth at this time and wishing the entire Royal Family well.