LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II examined constructive for COVID-19 on Sunday and is experiencing gentle, cold-like signs, Buckingham Palace stated.
The palace stated the 95-year-old British monarch will proceed with gentle duties at Windsor Citadel over the approaching week.
“She is going to proceed to obtain medical consideration and can comply with all the suitable pointers,” the palace stated in an announcement.
Individuals who take a look at constructive for COVID-19 are required to self-isolate for not less than 5 days, although the British authorities says it plans to carry that requirement for England within the coming week.
The queen has obtained three doses of coronavirus vaccine.
Each her eldest son Prince Charles and daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall have additionally just lately contracted COVID-19. Charles has since returned to work.
Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the queen reached the milestone of 70 years on the throne on Feb. 6, the anniversary of the dying in 1952 of her father King George VI.
She just lately returned to public duties following a number of months off after she was informed to relaxation by her docs after spending an evening in hospital for exams in October. She was pressured to cancel appearances at a number of key occasions, together with Remembrance Sunday companies on the COP26 local weather convention in Glasgow, Scotland.
Up to now week, she has held audiences just about and in particular person.
The queen can be scheduled to attend a string of in-person public engagements within the coming weeks, together with audiences with politicians and diplomats, a diplomatic reception at Windsor on March 2 and the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 14.
Public celebrations of the Platinum Jubilee are scheduled for June, with festivities together with a army parade, a day of horse-racing and neighborhood events over a June 2-5 lengthy weekend.