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Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway tests positive for COVID


Photo: Oskar Aanmoen/Royal Central

Norway’s Princess Ingrid Alexandra has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ingrid Alexandra, 17, is isolating at her family’s home – the Skaugum Estate.

Her parents, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and her younger brother, Prince Sverre Magnus were also tested, but as of now, they do not have the virus.

As a result of their exposure to the virus, the Crown Prince Couple will postpone the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Crown Prince Couple’s Foundation that was due to take place on Wednesday at the family’s home. Crown Prince Haakon will also no longer participate in the debarking of the Royal Yacht “Norge” on Monday.

In addition, the Crown Prince will also postpone his visit to the UngInvest in Modum, also due to take place Monday.

The Princess is the first member of the Norwegian Royal Family to contract the virus.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra is second in line to the Norwegian throne as the granddaughter of King Harald and Queen Sonja. She will one day succeed her father, Haakon, to the Norwegian throne. She will be Norway’s second queen regnant.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.