Queen Elizabeth II, infected with covid-19, has canceled the virtual events scheduled for this Tuesday because still has “mild symptoms” similar to a “cold”, according to a Buckingham Palace spokesman.
The source specified in a brief statement that the 95-year-old sovereign will continue to carry out “light tasks” during the day, although he did not offer more details in this regard.
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The British Royal House has hinted that the rest of the events scheduled for this week will or will not remain on the agenda depending on the evolution of the health of Elizabeth II.
Buckingham Palace confirmed the monarch’s positive for covid last Sunday, ten days after it was announced that her son Charles, the crown prince, was also infected after having been with the queen.
Local media speculated this week that Isabel II could be treated with antiviral drugs recently approved by health regulators to combat the virus, although there has not yet been an official confirmation in this regard.
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The recovery of the sovereign will be closely followed in anticipation of the holding of three public events that Elizabeth II “hopes to attend” next monthincluding a diplomatic reception at Windsor Castle next week.
Sources quoted by the Daily Mail -without revealing their identity- anticipate that the queen will attend some of the “important” events that will mark her 70 years on the British throne -Jubilee- next June, but not all.
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