Prince Charles Virtually Joins Camilla to Clap for UK's Health Care Workers after COVID-19 Diagnosis
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, it was revealed that Prince Charles, 71, has contracted the coronavirus. However, even though he’s in self-isolation, the prince is still finding ways to perform his duties.
On Thursday, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall led the initiative called #ClapForCarers. According to video footage shared on their Clarence House’s Instagram Story, the initiative was created to show support to health workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
People were encouraged to clap for nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals who were on the frontlines of the pandemic. Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla, 72, honored their initiative by taking part while in self-quarantine.
Clapping for the medical community
A video shared on their Instagram Story showed a split-screen revealing Charles applauding from one room while his wife was seen doing the same from an open window. The clip's caption read: “Thank you to all.”
Under no circumstances are you to travel right now
It also included the hashtags: “#ClapForCarers” and “#ThankYouNHS.” The couple also shared images of themselves meeting and shaking hands with medical staff.
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Meghan doesn’t want Harry to travel
The Duke is staying on the Balmoral estate in Scotland with his wife. According to a “Daily Mail” source, Duchess Meghan has informed her husband, Prince Harry, that “under no circumstances, is she okay with him traveling anywhere right now.”
Even though the insider claimed Harry couldn’t go and see his father, he’s apparently been “in touch” with him. The source alleged that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were both “frustrated” by the situation.
Sussex’s are in Canada
The insider added that the pair was at their wit's end because “they are doers and want to do so much more to help.” The couple is currently in Canada where they are staying with their young son, Archie.
The last time Harry saw his father
Harry last saw his father earlier in the month. Their last public outing together was at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London on March 9.
Keeping up good spirits
A palace source who spoke to “People” magazine, revealed how Camilla and Charles are dealing with his diagnosis. The insider said: “Both of them remain in good spirits. There is a sense of keeping calm and carrying on.”
Camilla concerned for Charles
However, the Duchess of Cornwall is allegedly “concerned for him” and is “keeping a close eye on him” while being “mindful of her own situation.” The informant claimed that despite her concerns, “She is upbeat.”
Thank you for all your ‘Get Well Soon’ messages for His Royal Highness. He is enormously touched by your kind words. pic.twitter.com/PRjqHWBWj8— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) March 26, 2020
Charles thanks fans for support
After Charles’ diagnosis came out, many people reached out to wish him well. He responded by thanking them for their good wishes and their kind words of support.
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