Britain’s Prince Philip will stay in hospital for a few more days as he is being treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday

It is the 99-year-old’s first official update since he was hospitalized a week ago as a precautionary measure

“The Duke of Edinburgh remains in the hospital of King Edward VIIwhere he is receiving medical attention for an infection, “Buckingham Palace said in a statement

“He is fine and responding to treatment, but is not expected to leave the hospital for several days”

Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth, entered the private London hospital last Tuesday evening after being advised by his doctor to be admitted after feeling unwell

Buckingham Palace said he was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days to be watched and his 94-year-old wife lived at Windsor Castle, their home west of London, where the couple was during COVID – 19 lock

Both royals have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and the Duke’s illness is unrelated to COVID A royal source said he was expected to stay in the hospital this week and Philip was in a good mood

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Prince William, son of heir Prince Charles, said on Monday his grandfather was “OK, they’re keeping an eye on him”

Philip’s illness comes at a difficult time for the Queen and the monarchy after it was announced last week that William’s younger brother, Prince Harry, and his American wife, Meghan, would sever all official royal ties

Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, resigned from their service last March, and that split was formalized on Friday, with the couple losing their cherished royal patronage

You moved to Southern California with your son Archie to live a more independent life and escape the British media In the next month they will give U an “extensive” interviewS Chat show host Oprah Winfrey

The hospitalization of Philip, who was the Queen’s confidante and patriarch of the family during her 69-year reign, robs the monarch of legal counsel

However, since stepping down from public life in 2017, the prince has faded into the background as many of his official roles have been taken over by other family members

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