Queen Elizabeth II will miss all digital engagements on Tuesday due to gentle signs from the coronavirus, Buckingham Palace stated on Tuesday.
“As Her Majesty is still experiencing mild coldlike symptoms she has decided not to undertake her planned virtual engagements today, but will continue with light duties,” the palace stated in a press release. “Further engagements over the coming week will be decided upon nearer the time.”
The 95-year-old monarch examined optimistic for coronavirus on Sunday. She had met this month along with her elder son and inheritor, Prince Charles, who was later reported to be reinfected with the coronavirus and went into isolation.
In a earlier assertion printed on Sunday, the palace didn’t tackle whether or not Charles was the supply of the an infection. But officers have pointed to a current outbreak of circumstances at Windsor Castle, suggesting she may have been contaminated by others within the royal family. The palace had stated that the queen was “experiencing mild coldlike symptoms,” and that she would “continue light duties” over the approaching week.
On Monday, the queen despatched a message of condolence to the individuals of Brazil after lethal flooding and mudslides within the metropolis of Petrópolis, a mountainous area north of Rio de Janeiro.
Buckingham Palace has labored to guard the queen from publicity to the virus. She retreated to Windsor Castle in early 2020 along with her husband, Prince Philip, and lived in digital quarantine for greater than a 12 months.
Elizabeth obtained a dose of a coronavirus vaccine in January 2021 at Windsor Castle, together with Philip. The palace has not confirmed any subsequent vaccine doses. Charles has stated that he’s absolutely vaccinated and boosted.
The queen’s sickness comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to elevate coronavirus restrictions in England.