Prince Charles Says He Lost Sense Of Taste & Smell After Contracting COVID-19
During his Tuesday visit of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with Duchess Camilla, the Prince of Wales revealed to a health care worker that he has still not fully recovered from COVID-19...
On Tuesday, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla made their post-lockdown return to public duties when visiting Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. During the visit, the Prince of Wales had conversation with a health care worker and talked about the symptoms he experiences when contracting COVID-19 in March. According to the Daily Mail, he also revealed that he is still recovering from the loss of his sense of taste and smell.
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"They are Britain at its best." The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today visited Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and thanked key staff who have been working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Royal Highnesses spoke to a range of healthcare professionals including clinicians, volunteers, junior doctors and members of the domestic team. During the socially-distanced visit, The Duchess said: "There is nothing like being able to thank the NHS staff face-to-face even if the choreography is a little bit different! They are Britain at its best." The Prince also praised the "marvellous cooperation" of all involved. PA
Prince Charles lost his sense of taste & smell when contracting COVID-19
Health care assistant Jeff Wall told the Daily Mail: "He [Prince Charles] did speak of his personal experience, so first-hand experience for him. He also spoke about his loss of smell and taste and, sort of, still felt he's still got it now."
According to ENT UK, an organization of ear, nose and throat doctors in the UK, the loss of taste and smell was actually a common symptom of the coronavirus among patients in Italy, South Korean as well as China. Back in March, the Prince of Wales was diagnosed with the virus and said at the time that he was experiencing "mild symptoms".
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