The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited Gloucestershire Royal Hospital to thank NHS staff in person for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was their first face-to-face royal engagement since lockdown measures came into place.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, GCVO, CSM, PC is a member of the British royal family. She is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne. A second marriage for both of them, they married on 9 April 2005.
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.
Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history. He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958.
The Prince of Wales is known for promoting causes related to organic farming, climate change, alternative medicine and architecture.