Prince William on Prince Philip's condition: 'He’s OK'

Sarah Carty
·Lifestyle Editor
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Prince William has given an update on his grandfather Prince Philip's condition, after the Duke of Edinburgh spent his sixth night in hospital.

Prince Philip, who turns 100 on June 10th, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday after a doctor was called to Windsor Castle, where he and the Queen are staying during the pandemic.

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge wears a face mask because of the pandemic as he visits a coronavirus vaccination centre at Kings Lynn Corn Exchange in King's Lynn, eastern England, on February 22, 2021. - Prince William spoke to NHS staff and volunteers about their experiences of being involved in the largest vaccination programme in British history. The Duke also met and spoke with a number of people receiving their vaccine that day.
Prince William has given an update on Prince Philip's condition. Photo: Getty Images

"Yes, he's OK, they're keeping an eye on him," Prince William said, during a visit to a vaccination centre in eastern England.

The Duke was seen arriving at the private King Edward VII's Hospital in central London in a car and walked in unaided on Tuesday. 

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Prince Harry, Prince Phillip and Prince William enjoy the build up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
The Duke of Cambridge said his father is 'OK'. Photo: Getty Images

Sources say Prince Philip was admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after feeling ill with an ailment that was not related to COVID-19.

On Saturday, Prince Charles made a brief visit to the hospital, where he was snapped exiting his Tesla car while wearing a face mask.

The senior royal made a 320 km roundtrip from his home in Gloucester to visit his father.

Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales arrives at the rear entrance to King Edward VII hospital in central London on February 20, 2021 where Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was admitted. - Britain's Prince Philip is expected to stay in a London hospital into next week, a source told AFP on Friday, three days after the 99-year-old was admitted after feeling unwell.
Prince Charles was seen visiting his father on Saturday in hospital. Photo: Getty Images
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales departs King Edward VII hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment on February 20, 2021 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital after feeling unwell on the 16th February as a precautionary measure Buckingham Palace has said.
The Prince of Wales was seen with tears in his eyes as he left the hospital. Photo: Getty Images

After his visit, reports say the Prince of Wales drove away from the hospital with tears in his eyes.

Prince Charles’ hospital visit came just one day after the royal family made headlines all over the world when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle confirmed their Megxit deal was permanent.

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