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Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visit Kalmar County Hospital

Photo: Royal Court, Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden visited the County Hospital in Kalmar on Friday, 10 July to highlight and show their support for those in the healthcare sector.

The couple received a tour of the hospital and met with the healthcare professionals working at the hospital. They had the opportunity to talk to those who have specifically been working with those sick with COVID-19 and learn about their direct care.

In light of the pandemic and restrictions put in place to help stop its spread, Their Royal Highnesses spoke to the healthcare workers outside in the hospital’s courtyard.

Photo: Royal Court, Sweden

Kalmar County is the located of the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. The family stays on the island of Öland during the summer months at Solliden Palace.

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel’s next event is on 14 July, the Crown Princess’s 43rd birthday. The annual Victoriadagen celebrations have been altered this year due to COVID-19. Unlike in previous years, she will not greet the public at Solliden Palace to receive congratulations on her birthday. The annual concert will go ahead, but the public will not be allowed to attend.

The press will not be at the concert, but they will have the opportunity to photograph Crown Princess Victoria ahead of the event at Borgholm Castle. The concert will air live on SVT at 9 pm.

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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.