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Former Dutch queen Beatrix tests positive for coronavirus

Former Dutch queen Beatrix tests positive for coronavirus
The Dutch royal house says that Princess Beatrix, the 83-year-old former Dutch queen, has tested positive for the coronavirus

Princess Beatrix, the 83-year-old former Nederlands koningin, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the royal house announced Saturday.

In 'n verklaring, the royal house said Beatrix got tested after feeling “mild cold symptoms.” It said she is in isolation at home and abiding 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 Karibiese Eilande island of Curacao which is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Op daardie stadium, she told reporters she had had her COVID-19 booster shot.

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