Royal event cancelled: Coronavirus fears force royals to CANCEL huge gala dinner

Royal event cancelled: Coronavirus fears force royals to CANCEL huge gala dinner

Ms Thorgren added: “We have started contacting the 150 guests invited in person to make sure they have received the news.”

The reason the King and Queen of Sweden decided to cancel the lavish event was due to advice from Sweden’s public health authority.

A statement from the palace read: “For the sake of invited guests, the representation dinner scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, will be postponed.

“In recent days, a number of cases of infection from the new coronavirus have been discovered in Sweden.

Published at Mon, 02 Mar 2020 15:38:00 +0000