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Sweden's Prince Carl Philip & Wife Princess Sofia Test Positive For Coronavirus

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have tested positive for COVID-19.

The married couple are quarantining with their children, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel, and are said to have only have mild flu like symptoms, according to a statement issued by the Palace.

“On Wednesday, November 25, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia went in to quarantine after they showed symptoms of illness and were subsequently found to be infected with covid-19,” it started off. “The prince and princess show milder flu symptoms, but feel well under the circumstances.”

It continues, “Immediately after the illness, the Prince and Princess were quarantined at home with their children.”

“Infection tracing is initiated under the supervision of the King and the family life doctor. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Princess and Prince Daniel, who are part of the infection tracking, will be tested on Thursday.”

Carl Philip and Sofia aren’t the first royals to test positive for coronavirus.

Britain’s Prince Charles, and his son Prince William have also. See who the others royals were here…

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia Make It a Date Night Out at The Theatre

Prince Carl Philip poses with wife, Princess Sofia, while arriving at the Stockholm City Theatre in Sweden on Wednesday afternoon (September 23).

The Duke and Duchess of Varmland sat together for a preview of “If I Say Something, It Only Gets Worse…” during the performance and shortly after, gave a speech to the socially distanced crowd inside.

Sofia wore a chic mint green chiffon blouse, and pants with a matching belt for the event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of the Swedish Royal Family

If you don’t know, Sweden’s royals and citizens aren’t required to wear face masks to battle the pandemic. Find out why here…

Recently, Sofia was asked about if she had thought about leaving the royal family behind like the Duchess of Sussex had. Here’s what she said…

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Sweden's Princess Sofia Was Asked If She Thought About Leaving The Royal Family Like Meghan Markle

Princess Sofia of Sweden has opened up about if she had ever considered leaving the royal family like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle did with the British Royal Family.

While being interviewed for a new documentary on Swedeish TV channel TV4, the Duchess of Värmland was asked if she’d ever thought about pulling a “Megxit”.

“No. Not really,” Sofia answered after thinking of it for a moment. “I think I have found such a fantastic balance, and I really see it as positive that I have made it through these stormy years.”

She added that her life as a royal is “such a huge advantage, in that we have the opportunity to stand a little in both worlds.”

However, she also spoke of the obstacles she’s faced since becoming a member of the royal family: “Since I became a princess, I have been through many identity crises. Here in South Africa, I have a type of identity and when I come home I have something else. Here I am allowed to be who I want to be.”

When Sofia married Prince Carl Philip in 2015, there were many naysayers of their relationship and she was criticized for participating in a reality program years before.

They now have two children, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel.

Find out why Sofia was making headlines just recently…

Princess Sofia of Sweden Will Continue To Work at The Hospital After Volunteering Earlier Because of the Pandemic

Princess Sofia of Sweden will be continuing on in her work at the hospital, which started earlier this year due the pandemic.

The 35-year-old wife of Prince Carl Philip and mom of two began working at Sophiahemmet hospital in Stockholm, just after she received training at Sophiahemmet University.

Currently, Sofia helps with cleaning and does shifts in the kitchen.

Margareta Thorgren, who is the Head of Information for The Royal Court of Sweden, confirmed the news, telling Expressen that “Princess Sofia continues her work at Sophiahemmet and will start her part-time job again in September. She is very much looking forward to it.”

“The last few months have been tough for very many, not least in healthcare. All efforts have been needed, and I know that several of you have gone in and supported in different parts of healthcare. I, myself, got an opportunity to come in and work at Sophiahemmet and still do. In fact, with some of you,” Sofia shared in a recent video message.

She added, “But to see healthcare from the inside in this way, to meet patients myself, and to see safe, well-trained nurses ‘in action,’ it is rare that I have been so impressed.”

You can see images of Princess Sofia in her scrubs, ready to work and give back at the hospital here…

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia Celebrate 5th Wedding Anniversary With Never Before Seen Pics

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary this weekend!

The Swedish royal couple commemorated the special day in their lives by releasing a handful of new, never before seen pictures from their wedding on their official Instagram.

Now the Duke and Duchess of Värmland, Carl Philip and Sofia said “I Do” at the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace in the centre of Stockholm on June 13, 2015. The ceremony was followed by a reception and dinner.

Some of the notable images include Carl Philip being assisted by best man Jan-Åke Hansson as he puts on his military uniform and Sofia taking a selfie with her father, Erik Hellqvist.

The caption of the post is an excerpt from Carl Philip‘s wedding speech and reads: “Sometimes you come to a crucial choice; a choice that determines your whole future and is about who you are, and above all about who you want to be. Often it requires courage. Courage not to choose the easy route just because it is easy, but the courage to stay on the hard road because it is right.”

See the Instagram post HERE!

Carl Philip and Sofia have two sons, two-year-old Prince Alexander, and four-year-old Prince Gabriel.

See how both royals have been giving back amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Princess Sofia of Sweden to Work at Stockholm Hospital to Help Frontline Workers During Coronavirus

Princess Sofia of Sweden took a three day training course at Sophiahemmet University College in Stockholm, where she is an honorary chair member, to become a hospital assistant to aid frontline workers with non-medical tasks during the Coronavirus crisis.

The 35-year-old royal, who is married to Prince Carl Philip, posed for photos outside of the hospital on Thursday (April 16) all suited up in scrubs to join the frontline fight.

Around 80 people per week have signed up for the training program, Hello reports.

Check out the photos of Princess Sofia at the hospital ready to work against Coronavirus…

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Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia Release Statement on Avicii's Death

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden are mourning the death of of DJ Avicii (aka Tim Bergling) after his tragic death this week.

If you don’t know, the superstar performed at their wedding back in 2015.

“It is with great sadness that we received the news that Tim Bergling has died. We are grateful that we got to know him and admired him as an artist and the nice person he was,” the royal couple said in a statement. “He made our wedding unforgettable with his amazing music. Our warmest thoughts go out to his family.”

Our continued thoughts are with Avicii‘s loved ones during this time.