BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde cancelled their attendance in any respect public occasions from Thursday after a member of the family examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The palace stated in an announcement that the king and queen had determined to restrict their contacts in the approaching days. A spokesperson declined to establish which member of the family had produced the optimistic check.
Public broadcaster VRT stated it was one of many monarchs’ two youthful youngsters, 15-year-old Emmanuel and 13-year-old Eleonore, and that the king and queen had each examined detrimental.
The palace stated the king and queen’s actions deliberate as much as and together with Monday had been cancelled or postponed. They included an viewers for on a regular basis “heroes” on Thursday and attendance at a global athletics meeting on Friday.
(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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