PUBLISHED: 04:11, Tue, Nov 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 04:11, Tue, Nov 3, 2020
Royal author Robert Lacey claimed to know why the Duke of Cambridge waited for months before telling the nation he had battled the disease. Speaking to Fox News, Mr Lacey said: “Here in Britain, there is controversy over the fact that we now discovered that he had COVID-19 back at the beginning of the first spike and he concealed it.
“At the time, the Prime Minister had coronavirus, his father had coronavirus.”
He added: “[William] decided the world didn’t need him to be the third high-profiled coronavirus victim.
“He followed all the rules. He did the quarantine, the self-isolating.
“He did Zoom, even while he was ill, and then got back to work.”
Prince William’s secret coronavirus heartbreak laid bare (Image: Getty)
The Duke reportedly found out he had coronavirus just days after his father, Prince Charles, was diagnosed with COVID-19 in late March.
It is currently unknown whether other members of the Royal Family tested positive for the virus.
However, Prince William isolated in Anmer Hall, his family home, where Palace doctors kept close watch.
Although the Duke was able to continue working after testing positive for the virus, a source told the Sun: “William was hit pretty hard by the virus – it really knocked him for six.
Prince Charles also battled COVID-19 this year (Image: Getty)
“At one stage he was