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Swedish crown princess contracts COVID-19 amid surging infections

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria speaks at the Confederation of Danish Industry Summit 2019 in Copenhagen

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria speaks on the Confederation of Danish Business Summit 2019 within the Live performance Corridor in Copenhagen, Denmark Sept. 17, 2019. (Ritzau Scanpix/Ida Marie Odgaard by way of REUTERS)

STOCKHOLM — Swedish Crown Princess Victoria has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is experiencing gentle signs, the Royal Courtroom stated on Saturday, including that the inheritor to the throne was absolutely vaccinated.

Earlier this week her dad and mom, the king and queen of Sweden, each additionally examined constructive amid a mounting fourth wave of the virus, pushed by the extremely contagious Omicron variant, that has seen the nation repeatedly report file each day case numbers.

The Royal Courtroom stated in an announcement that the crown princess, who’s 44 and has contracted the virus as soon as earlier than, was isolating at house together with her household.

“The crown princess, who’s absolutely vaccinated, is experiencing chilly signs however is in any other case feeling nicely,” the court docket stated. “Contact tracing has begun.”

Whereas COVID infections have soared, hospitalisations have additionally risen sharply and put strain on the healthcare system, however stay nicely under the peaks encountered in earlier waves. Loss of life have up to now remained comparatively low.

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