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Sweden

King and Queen of Sweden test positive for COVID-19

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden
Kungl. Hovstaterna

King Carl XVI Gustaf, 75, and Queen Silvia of Sweden, 78, have tested positive for COVID-19.

The royal couple tested positive last night, according to the Royal Court.

Their Majesties are fully vaccinated and have had their booster shot.

The Royal Court says that the King and Queen “have mild symptoms and feel well under the circumstances.”

They are isolating at home in accordance with health guidelines. Contact tracing is taking place.

So far, no other member of the Royal Family is positive.

Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia all had COVID last year.

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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.