Buckingham Palace said Queen Elizabeth II had postponed her daily virtual engagements on Thursday. tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
Several people at Windsor Castle, where the 95-year-old queen has spent most of her time in virtual quarantine during the pandemic, have been infected this week, according to a palace official. It is not known who exposed her to the virus.
The Queen tested positive on Sunday, following a meeting at Windsor Castle with her son and heir Prince Charles earlier this month. Charles, who is fully vaccinated and healthy, Later tested positive for coronavirus a second time and go into isolation.
On Thursday, the palace did not specify why the queen’s meetings were postponed, so it is unclear whether the move reflects lingering Covid symptoms. On TuesdayThe palace said she had canceled virtual events because she was “still experiencing mild cold-like symptoms”.
The palace said the queen would “continue with light duties,” and that she has no other engagements scheduled this week. It did not say when Thursday’s virtual transactions would be rescheduled.
But the queen had her regularly scheduled call with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, the palace said. Between her coronavirus recovery and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, there was some doubt as to whether their phone meeting would proceed.
News of her illness came when Mr. Johnson came out move to lift remaining UK coronavirus restrictions this week.
Elizabeth received her first coronavirus vaccine in January 2021 at Windsor Castle with her late husband, Prince Philip. The palace has not publicly confirmed any additional doses of the vaccine.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/24/world/europe/queen-elizabeth-covid.html Queen Elizabeth cancels virtual events for 2nd time since Covid test