London, United Kingdom:
Queen Elizabeth II’s 99-year-old husband Prince Philip will spend extra time in a London hospital the place he’s being handled for an unspecified situation, Buckingham Palace mentioned on Tuesday.
“The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII’s Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection,” a press release mentioned.
“He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days.”
Philip, who has been married to the queen for 73 years, was admitted to the non-public London hospital every week in the past as a “precautionary measure” after he felt unwell, in accordance with the palace.
His youngest son, Prince Edward, earlier instructed Sky News tv that his father was “a lot better…, and he’s looking forward to getting out.
“So we maintain our fingers crossed,” he added.
On Monday, Philip’s grandson, Prince William, said the duke was “OK” and being closely monitored by medical staff.
Palace sources have mentioned that his admission was not coronavirus-related.
Heir to the throne Prince Charles visited his father in hospital on Saturday however didn’t touch upon his state of well being.
Philip, a former naval officer, was handled on the identical hospital in August 2012 after a recurrence of a bladder an infection that laid him low in the course of the queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations.
The earlier yr, he had a stent fitted after struggling a blocked coronary artery.
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