Prince Harry ‘self isolating’ in case he needs to rush to the UK as Prince Philip remains in hospital

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Prince Harry is reportedly self isolating at home with pregnant wife Meghan Markle and their one year old son Archie in case needs to rush back to England if his grandfather Prince Philip's condition worsens.

The 36 year old's grandad Philip, 99, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening as a "precautionary measure," and is expected to remain there for "a few days."

It is now claimed that Harry has decided to stay cooped up in his and 39 year old Meghan's California mansion in case he needs to fly home at short notice.

Harry is said to be being kept "regularly informed" of his grandfather's condition and has "made arrangements to fly by private jet" if needs be.

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A source said of the Prince's decision: "Harry is of course concerned for his grandfather's welfare and is being kept regularly informed on his condition.

"He has chosen to stay in case he is required to return to the UK at short notice," the insider continued to tell the Mirror.

The publication went on to claim that Harry would be tested for coronavirus before leaving the US and again before entering the UK if he were to fly home.

Prince Harry is expected to return to England this summer but will not be joined by Meghan, who is expecting their second child together.

Royal expert — and author of the couple's biography Finding Freedom — told OK! magazine earlier this month that Meghan is hoping to heal the rift between her and The Firm but won't be able to travel due to Covid restrictions.

He said: "Neither Meghan or Harry have been vaccinated and travel plans are still very much up in the air. Meghan wouldn't want to be away from Archie and it would be very tricky to factor a small child into their travels with all the restrictions that could potentially be in place.

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"It seems easier at this moment for Harry to do the trip solo. But it is not Meghan's intention to snub the family. If Covid wasn't a factor, she would be there."

He continued: "No matter what has happened, the Queen will always remain close to Harry and Meghan.

"She has a very special relationship with Archie and due to them all living in Windsor, was one of the royals to spend the most time with him as a baby.

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"Archie loves being on Zoom calls with the family and the Queen has been enjoying those throughout lockdown.

"I'm sure Meghan will send the Queen some gorgeous flowers for her birthday and also get Archie to help her with the card.

"Meghan and Harry feel very sad about the time that the Queen, Philip and Prince Charles have spent without seeing Archie due to the pandemic."

OK! online has contacted a representative for Prince Harry for comment on this story.

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