Queen Elizabeth II Tests Positive for COVID-19

Queen Elizabeth II Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Sunday morning, Buckingham Palace announced tested positive for

She will remain at Windsor Castle, as she is currently experiencing “mild-like symptoms.” According to the palace’s statement, “She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines.”

Charles, Prince of Wales, also tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this month after meeting with his mother. 

Earlier this month Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 70 years of service to Great Britain, where she has become a cultural icon for millions. 

National Public Radio reported on her health, saying, 

Elizabeth has been in robust health for most of her reign and has been photographed riding a horse as recently as 2020. In the past year she has been seen using a walking stick, and in October she spent a night in a London hospital for unspecified tests.

The queen will turn 96 this April. 

Her diagnosis arrives as is shifting its Covid-19 protocol and restrictions. Including dropping mask mandates and 5-day isolation periods.

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