Buckingham Palace has issued a statement on Monday, 1 March 2021 regarding Prince Philip’s health.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Photo: The Royal Family

Prince Philip was transferred from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital where doctors will continue to treat the Duke of Edinburgh for an infection, as well as carrying out tests and observation for a pre-existing heart condition.

The statement continues, ‘The Duke remains comfortable and is responding to treatment but is expected to remain in hospital until at least the end of the week.’

St Bartholomew’s Hospital, run by the NHS, is said to be one of Britain’s leading specialist cardiac centres, offering state-of-the-art treatments for the full range of heart conditions’ and providing the ‘highest standards of care in world-class facilities.’

Prince Philip, who will turn 100 in June, was admitted nearly two weeks ago to King Edward VII’s Hospital as a precaution after he was feeling unwell.

According to reports, Prince Philip followed his doctor’s advice and arrived at the hospital by car, and walked into the hospital without any assistance.

Initially, Prince Phillip was admitted for observation and rest for a few days, and was said to be ‘in good spirits’.

Buckingham Palace had said Prince Philip did not have a coronavirus-related illness.

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