PARIS, France – – Princess Beatrix, the 83 – year – old former Dutch queen, has tested positive for the coronavirus, they royal house announced Saturday.
In a statement, the royal house said Beatrix got tested after feeling ‘mild cold symptoms’. It said she is in isolation at home and biding by rules for people who have tested positive. The princess lives in a castle in the central Netherlands.
Beatrix was queen of the Netherlands for 33 years until abdicating in 2013, when her eldest son, Willem – Alexander, became king.
Last week she visited the Carribean island of Curacao, which is part of the Kingdom of the netherland. At the time, she told reporters she had her COVID-19 booster shot.