Covid: King Felipe of Spain in quarantine after contact

Published:Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 11:11

Covid: King Felipe of Spain in quarantine after contact

Spain’s King Felipe VI has begun ten days of quarantine after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for coronavirus.

Palace sources say the king, 52, was in “close contact” with the individual on Sunday, but gave no further details.

The monarch’s wife and the couple’s two daughters will continue their activities as normal.

Spain has recorded nearly 1.6 million cases and 43,131 deaths since the pandemic began