Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends Sunday service at St Peter and St Paul Church in West Newton on February 4, 2018 in King’s Lynn, UK.
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British Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth’s 99-year-old husband, was transferred to another hospital in central London on Monday to be tested for a pre-existing heart condition and to receive treatment for an infection.
Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to London’s King Edward VII hospital two weeks ago for treatment for an unspecified, but unrelated, Covid-19 infection.
On Monday, he was transferred to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital for further treatment and observation, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
“The Duke remains comfortable and is responding to treatment, but is expected to remain in the hospital until the end of the week,” the palace said.
Photographers and TV crews at King Edward Hospital had previously seen a patient moved in an ambulance shielded from outside media viewing by staff with umbrellas and police, although there was no confirmation that this was the prince.