Like every other country, the United Kingdom is facing the threat of the growing coronavirus pandemic. However, the royal family is also hoping to help encourage health workers across the country to keep up the fight.
Prince William and Duchess Kate made their presence felt during this crisis. An Instagram post from Kensington Palace showed the royals at the National Health Center (NHS) 111 centre earlier this week.
Prince William attends the unveiling of The Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stones on December 7, 2015 in Birmingham, England | Photo: Getty Images
The post shows William and Kate speaking to health experts about their struggles with containing the virus, as they tried to encourage and assure them of the Crown's full support at this time.
The London-based centre is one of the U.K.'s most important healthcare locations. It has been primarily tasked with leading the NHS and its response to the coronavirus so far.
Prince William praised their efforts so far, adding that they are "representing the very best of our country and society." The prince also admonished the general public to stay safe and play their part in resolving the pandemic.
The Queen and her husband would be making some lifestyle changes to stay protected amid the virus outbreak.
He pointed out that this is the time to protect the vulnerable, adding that people should look out for their family members who are showing symptoms.
As expected, he also highlighted the importance of social distancing and avoiding all non-essential contact at this time. The royals have also been leading by example at this time. The Queen and her husband would be making some lifestyle changes to stay protected amid the virus outbreak.
The Queen explained in the post that while she understands how difficult it will be to make these changes, she was confident that everyone would get through this together.
The Times has also reported that the Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, have left Buckingham Palace to stay at the Windsor Castle.
While there, she will get instructions on making and receiving calls and staying in touch with her family. Palace aides will also be setting up video conferencing facilities at the venue to ensure seamless communication. The royals have also cancelled several crucial events in their diary in response to the virus outbreak.
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