Princess Mary's nephew, ten, tested for coronavirus

Sarah Carty
·Lifestyle Editor
·1-min read
Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Prince Christian of Denmark, Princess Isabella of Denmark, Prince Vincent of Denmark, Princess Josephine, Prince Joachim of Denmark, Princess Marie of Denmark, Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince Felix of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark at the balcony of Amalienborg palace on April 16, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Queen of Denmark celebrates her 78th birthday at the Palace.
Princess Mary's 10-year-old nephew tests negative for coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images

Princess Mary’s 10-year-old nephew, Prince Henrik, has been tested for the coronavirus, after flying back to Denmark during the pandemic.

The young prince is the son of Prince Joachim of Denmark and Princess Marie and is ninth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Taking to Instagram, the royal family revealed that Prince Henrik was taken to Rigshospitalet hospital in Denmark with breathing problems associated with asthma.

He was tested for COVID-19 and thankfully, it came back negative, with the family now residing in Amalienborg Palace after returning to Denmark from France yesterday.

Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and their children posing during arrival at the Royal Palace where Queen Margrethe of Denmark host a dinner party celebrating the 50th  birthday of Prince Joachim on June 7, 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark. From September this year until the summer 2020, Prince Joachim will follow France's highest-ranking military leadership training, and he and his family will move to Paris. This follows an invitation from the French Minister of Defense.
Prince Henrik is the youngest son of Prince Joachim of Denmark and Princess Marie. Photo: Getty Images

Prince Joachim is the youngest son of Queen Margrethe and a younger brother to Princess Mary’s husband, Prince Frederik.

Back in January, the 49-year-old, his wife, Princess Marie of Denmark and his kids, Prince Nikolai, Prince Felix, Princess Athena and Prince Henrik, set up home in Paris, which was supposed to last until September 2020.

The prince took part in a military training course, which is classed as one of the highest ranking in France.

“The additional training in France supplements Prince Joachim’s current post in the Danish Defence, where the Prince is special advisor to the chief of defense in relation to the reserve since 2015,” the Danish palace said in a statement.

“The stay in France does not involve any changes in the couple’s ties to their patronages and partner organisations.”

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