The Queen, 95, continues to experience mild cold-like symptoms after testing positive for coronavirus on Sunday and has been self-isolating at Windsor Castle
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The Queen is recovering from her battle with Covid and today managed to hold a weekly audience with the Prime Minister.
The 95-year-old monarch continues to experience mild cold-like symptoms after testing positive for coronavirus on Sunday and has been self-isolating at Windsor Castle.
Several palace staff who work and care for the Queen are also believed to have contracted the virus in the past few days.
Concern for the country’s longest-reigning monarch has been heightened in recent days, due to her age and recent dire signs of health, including an overnight hospital stay. October last year to undergo a series of exams and sprained his back the following month.
Buckingham Palace has insisted that the Queen, who is vaccinated with three shots, will resume light duties at her desk this week.
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However, she was forced to call off two engagements that were scheduled to be held on video link on Tuesday after feeling upset.
Her Majesty has been following Covid guidelines after testing positive, but from tomorrow the Queen will be released from her period of isolation with the end of her legal obligation to self-isolate.
The Queen hosts an audience with Boris Johnson most Wednesdays, in person or by phone, and has recently held one or two diplomatic audiences a week with ambassadors via video link .
Your Majesty has some major skirmishes coming up next month.
She is scheduled to hold a diplomatic reception on March 2, where she will meet hundreds of members of the Diplomatic Corps in Windsor.
The Queen will also attend a Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 14 and then a memorial service for the Duke of Edinburgh, also at the Abbey, on March 29.
Until recently, the Queen had been under orders from doctors to rest since mid-October, after canceling a series of skirmishes and spending a night in hospital.
She regularly uses a walking stick and has recently been pictured looking very frail. She has spoken of her mobility issues, telling two senior army officers during an audience at Windsor Castle last week: “Well, as you can see, I can’t move. “
While royal aides hope the queen is away, plans are continuing to be made to celebrate her platinum-style Celebration this summer.
Around 5,000 members of the public will be selected to receive a pair of free tickets to the Platinum Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace, the BBC has announced.
The Queen celebrated her 70th coronation on 6 February 2022. She is the first British monarch to achieve this milestone.
To celebrate the anniversary, a range of events and initiatives are taking place throughout the year, culminating in a 4-day UK bank holiday weekend from 2-5 June.
The BBC has revealed that 5,000 people will be selected via a ballot to receive a pair of free tickets to be in the audience at Buckingham Palace for the Jubilee concert on June 4.
From February 24 to March 23, people will be able to apply online for a pair of tickets.
The 10,000 tickets on offer are not allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, meaning that voting participants have an equal chance of being selected regardless of what time of day they apply. ballot is open.
As part of the commemorative concert, a stage will be erected in front of Buckingham Palace. A range of musical performances will feature global pop and rock stars to opera singers with a full live orchestra.
Famous faces from film, television and theater will also celebrate some of the most important cultural moments from the Queen’s reign.
In addition to the tickets available on the ballot, invitations will be sent to a number of charities, including those that support youth, the military and the environment, as well as those who have worked with the community during the pandemic. .
Charlotte Moore, BBC’s director of content, said: “The Platinum Party at the Palace is set to be one of the highlights of the Queen’s landmark Jubilee celebration and a one of the biggest concerts in a generation.
“The BBC is honored to bring every moment of this live event to the millions of people watching and listening at home and on outdoor screens across the UK and around the world.”
The Platinum Party at the Palace will be held on 4 June and will be televised live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and BBC Radio 2, and supported across the entire BBC network.
Dossier to receive tickets opens at 7:00 am on February 24 and closes at 11:59 am on March 23.
Members of the public are invited to register by visiting – BBC One – The Queen’s Platinum Anniversary – Event information and tickets.
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