Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Observing the Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak

We’re in the middle of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and no one is really sure where it will lead. The United States and Canada are hoping that the precautions we are taking now will be enough to save lives. Unfortunately, there is no way to predict how this will pan out. We do know that many public figures including celebrities and politicians are choosing to self-quarantine.

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have returned to Vancouver Island in Canada where they have been residing since the end of last year. The pair have been living in a $14 million mansion that sits on extensive land. However, prior to the coronavirus outbreak, the duo loved going on long nature walks and chatting with the locals.

Now, amid this global health crisis, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are doing their part and observing the quarantine.

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Today, we are excited to be able to announce details for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming tour to Africa! • In just two weeks, Their Royal Highnesses will embark on this official tour focusing on community, grassroots leadership, women’s and girls’ rights, mental health, HIV/AIDS and the environment. This programme has been many months in the making, and The Duke and Duchess are eager to focus their energies on the great work being done in Southern Africa. From meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu to joining ‘Waves for Change’ on Monwabisi Beach, the South Africa programme will be educational and inspiring. The Duke is especially proud to continue the legacy left by his mother with her work in Angola as he joins Halo Trust again in an effort to rid the world of landmines. HRH will also travel to Malawi where he will check in on the British Army’s partnership with African Parks and will be working on the ground supporting local communities. The Duke is particularly proud to be able to deliver an exciting new initiative, a Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy three-country partnership which he designed and consulted with Governments in Namibia, Botswana and Angola to protect forest and wildlife corridors around the Okavango Delta. The Duchess will be working with local organisations to promote women and girls’ health and education, entrepreneurship and leadership. With such a textured culture and history, Their Royal Highnesses are grateful for the opportunity to connect with those on the ground in Southern Africa and to be inspired by the work being done and learn how they can be better supported. As President and Vice President of The Queens Commonwealth Trust and The Duke’s role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, The Duke and Duchess cannot wait to meet with young leaders mobilising change and adding to the beauty of these Commonwealth countries • “We look forward to seeing you soon!” • Photo ©️ PA images / Tim Graham – Getty Images / @Sentebale /@AfricanParksNetwork / @YouthAlert

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are alarmed by the coronavirus pandemic

When Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrived in the U.K. to complete their final royal engagements, the coronavirus was just beginning to spread through the western world. An insider close to the duchess explained that Meghan was feeling really alarmed by what’s happening with the outbreak. “The Duchess of Sussex revealed she hasn’t had the time to fully educate herself on coronavirus,” the source told Express. “However, she believes the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to grip Europe, is rather alarming.”

Since there wasn’t much information on the virus at the time, the Sussexes decided to leave their son, Archie Harrison in Canada with a caretaker as a precaution.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s routine has altered

Though they are away from the glaring spotlight of the British media, the duke and duchess had been enjoying the picturesque views of Vancouver Island. “Meghan takes a walk with Archie every single day through the woods,” a local told Us Weekly. “She either pushes him in a stroller through the paved trails through the public woods by their home or straps him on and walks the more rustic routes. The walks usually last around an hour or two, but she takes them daily.”

Obviously, the Sussexes will no longer be getting out and about, at least outside of the confines of their property. Thankfully, they have more than enough room to remain healthy and safe within their home.

Their Vancouver Island home sits on four acres and has access to two beaches. “The home is fully furnished with a 11,416 square foot main house with five bedrooms and eight bathrooms and a 2,349 square foot guest cottage with three beds and two baths,” Daily Mail reports. “The estate has, a formal dining room, paneled office with fireplace, large two-story living room opening to the chef’s kitchen with pizza oven, game room with wet bar, media room and wine tasting room.”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are observing the quarantine

Like many other responsible global citizens, the Sussexes are doing their part to flatten the curve. An insider told US Weekly, that they are “staying indoors when possible and socially distancing themselves from others over the next couple of weeks. They are following the rules put forth by the World Health Organization.”