Mon, 04 July 2022
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Queen Elizabeth tests positive for Covid-19

Update : 21 Feb 2022, 10:22

Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for COVID-19, Buckingham Palace announced early Sunday. The monarch is experiencing “mild cold-like symptoms” but expects to carry out “light duties” this week.

The 95 years old, who marks her Platinum Jubilee this year, fell ill after it was confirmed she had been in direct contact with her eldest son and heir to the throne, Prince Charles, who tested positive with the virus ten days ago. The queen has received three doses of coronavirus vaccine.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “Buckingham Palace confirm that The Queen has today tested positive for Covid.

The 95 years old, who marks her Platinum Jubilee this year

“Her Majesty is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week.

“She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines.”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote on his twitter account, "I'm sure I speak for everyone in wishing Her Majesty The Queen a swift recovery from Covid and a rapid return to vibrant good health."


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