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.
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.