Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said, although the monarch is experiencing mild symptoms after Her positive diagnosis of Covid-19.
A royal source told CNN that Johnson’s visit was supposed to be personal but was canceled due to current government guidelines.
the Queen Tuesday She has canceled her planned virtual engagements but will continue what the minors called “light duties”. Light duties most likely refer to the responsibilities of the head of state such as reading and responding to documents and letters, which you receive daily in the famous red mailboxes.
A source close to the palace told CNN that the Queen’s other engagements over the next week will be determined at the earliest.
On Sunday, the palace announced that the 95-year-old monarch had contracted the virus. There was a renewed interest in the Queen’s health due to her advanced age and health issues late last year.
The Queen’s diagnosis is the royal family’s latest case of Covid-19. Her eldest son and heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, contracted the virus for the second time on February 10, and he saw his mother “recently”. Days later, his wife Camilla also tested positive.
In addition, a royal source told CNN on Sunday that there had recently been “a number of cases … diagnosed on the Windsor Castle team.”
British media reported that the Queen had been fully vaccinated. Buckingham Palace confirmed earlier that the Queen and her late husband Prince Philip received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in January 2021. The palace refused to reveal any information regarding subsequent vaccinations, citing medical privacy.