Prince Philip ‘quite a bit higher’ and ‘we’re holding our fingers crossed’, Prince Edward says

Prince Philip spends a sixth night in hospital. File pic

2021-02-23 20:20:00

Prince Edward has stated the Royal Household are holding their “fingers crossed” however that his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, is “quite a bit higher” per week after he was admitted to hospital.

Talking to Sky Information, the Earl of Wessex, Prince Philip’s youngest son, stated he had talked to his father on the telephone.

Requested how he was doing, he stated: “So far as I am conscious, effectively I did converse to him the opposite day, so he is quite a bit higher thanks very a lot certainly, and he is wanting ahead to getting out, which is probably the most constructive factor.

“So we maintain our fingers crossed.”

Buckingham Palace has stated Philip is more likely to stay in hospital “for a number of days”.

“The Duke of Edinburgh stays at King Edward VII’s Hospital the place he’s receiving medical consideration for an an infection,” the palace stated in a press release.

“He’s snug and responding to therapy however isn’t anticipated to go away hospital for a number of days.”

Prince Philip spends a sixth night in hospital. File pic
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Prince Philip was admitted to hospital final week. File pic

Requested if the duke was pissed off at being in hospital, Prince Edward added: “Only a bit! I feel that will get to all of us, after which, you possibly can solely watch the clock so many occasions and the partitions are solely so fascinating.”

He additionally wished to say thanks on behalf of his household and father for all the type messages they’ve acquired.

“We have had some sensible and wonderful messages from all kinds of individuals and we actually respect that and so does he, I have been passing them on. It is implausible, thanks,” he stated.

Twanna Saleh, 10, from London, with a 'get well soon' message for the Duke of Edinburgh outside the King Edward VII Hospital in London, where the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted on Tuesday evening as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell. Picture date: Saturday February 20, 2021.Twanna Helmy, 10, from London, with a 'get well soon' message for the Duke of Edinburgh outside the King Edward VII Hospital in London, where the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted on Tuesday evening as a precautionary
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Twanna Saleh, 10, from London, is amongst those that have despatched their effectively needs to the duke

The earl was chatting with Sky Information for a report concerning the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme and the constructive affect it has had on younger folks throughout the pandemic.

Prince Philip, 99, has been on the King Edward VII Hospital in central London for per week after being pushed there by automobile final Tuesday “as a precautionary measure”.

There have not been any official updates from the palace since final Friday when sources stated the Duke of Edinburgh was more likely to stay in hospital till later this week for relaxation and statement, though he was stated to be in “good spirits”.

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Prince Charles arrives to go to Philip

The royal family has not given particulars about what he’s being handled for however have stated it’s not COVID-related.

Yesterday Prince William stated his grandfather was “okay” and docs have been “maintaining a tally of him” in hospital.

The Duke of Cambridge was requested concerning the duke as he was visiting a vaccination centre in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.

On Saturday, the Duke of Edinburgh was visited by his son the Prince of Wales, and the pair spent about half-hour collectively.

Whereas it was uncommon for the duke to have a customer, Prince Charles returned to Highgrove in Gloucestershire, probably an indication he wasn’t unduly involved about his father’s well being.

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