Princess Michael of Kent isolating at Kensington Palace after testing positive for Covid-19

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  • Princess Michael of Kent, who is married to the queen's cousin, has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • She is not the first British royal to reveal her diagnosis - Prince Charles and Prince William both contracted the virus earlier this year.
  • The 75-year-old is isolating at Kensington Palace and is reportedly battling "extreme fatigue" and "terrible fevers".


Another member of the British royal family has tested positive for Covid-19.

It seems Princess Michael of Kent, who is married to Prince Michael of Kent, a grandson of King George V. and cousin of Queen Elizabeth, was exposed to the virus over a month ago.

Her rep, Simon Astaire tells The Sun: "Princess Michael of Kent’s housekeeper fell ill three weeks ago and HRH was immediately tested and was found to be positive for Covid.

"She and her husband Prince Michael have remained in isolation at Kensington Palace ever since. Prince Michael did not test positive."

The princess has reportedly suffered "extreme fatigue" and has had "terrible fevers".

People confirmed the news with Simon Astaire who told them: "After a difficult time, Princess Michael is on the mend."

The princess, who worked as an interior designer before becoming an author, is not the first royal to contract the virus. Prince Charles revealed his diagnosis back in March, while Prince William recently shared he too "was hit pretty hard" by the virus and ended up quarantining at Anmer Hall.    

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