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"Thank you to all of you": Crown Prince Frederik shares the moment he received the COVID-19 vaccine

The Danish royal also had a special message with the people of Denmark.

By Jess Pullar
Crown Prince Frederik has officially received his first COVID-19 injection.
The Danish royal shared a picture from the momentous occasion to the Palace's official Instagram account, reaching more than 500,000 people - and with it, an important message.
"Today I got my first [vaccination]. Thank you to all of you who help us on our way to a normal everyday life again," the royal wrote on Instagram.
In the image, the Prince is seen receiving the jab while wearing a facemask.
Fred shared this photo from his first jab. (Instagram)
The Danish royals have remained in lockdown for the better part of the past year and three months.
The beginning of the COVID-19 crisis saw the family quickly rally as Frederik and wife Mary's four children were studying abroad in Switzerland.
The family went back to Denmark where they resided at their palace in Copenhagen.
In the Danish summer, they stayed together at their summer residence, Gråsten Palace, also in Denmark.
While they've been isolated from many over the past year, the family still have each other. (Franne Voigt)
At the beginning of the year they, like many countries across the rest of the world, began to come out of lockdown.
And just this past weekend the parents joined Queen Margrethe in celebration of eldest son Prince Christian's confirmation.
There, the family posed for photos in public together - it has certainly been a while since we last saw that.

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