|Princess Beatrix in 2020.
Photo © RVD – Jeroen van der Meyde.
Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, aged eighty-three, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The princess, who was Queen of the Netherlands from 1980-2013, has received both of her covid vaccines as well as her booster jab. The following statement was released by the Netherlands Government Information Service (RVD):
Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands has tested positive for the coronavirus. Princess Beatrix had herself tested after experiencing mild cold-like symptoms. The Princess is at home in isolation and is adhering to the quarantine rules for people who have tested positive. Persons who have been in close contact with Princess Beatrix have been informed.
Earlier this week, Princess Beatrix carried out an official four-day visit to Curaçao.