Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive for coronavirus after going to Spanish lockdown party

Local media claims more people were at gathering than allowed under restrictions

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A Belgian prince has tested positive for coronavirus after attending a party in Spain during lockdown.

Prince Joachim, a nephew of Belgium‘s King Philippe, contracted Covid-19 after going to the gathering in Cordoba on 26 May, a spokesperson for the Belgian Royal Palace said.

The party breached lockdown rules because of how many people were there, according to Spanish media.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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