Her Majesty The Queen becomes the latest royal to test positive for Covid-19
It was later reported by The temperature that the Queen’s positive test result comes amid an outbreak at Windsor Castle.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted his best wishes, saying: “I am sure I speak for everyone in wishing Her Majesty the Queen a speedy recovery from Covid and a speedy return to vibrant good health.”
Just hours after confirming she had Covid-19, the Palace issued a statement from Her Majesty wishing the Team GB curling team congratulations on their gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Beijing: “I send my warmest congratulations to the Team GB women’s curling team for your outstanding performance in winning the gold medal at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, after winning the silver medal yesterday by the men’s curling team. I know your local communities and people across the UK will join me in sending our best wishes to you and your coaches and friends and family who have supported you in your great success. . On Monday, she also sent a message of condolence to the President of Brazil, following the floods in the city of Petrópolis.
Last year, Her Majesty was advised by her doctors to rest more, forcing her to cancel a number of travel commitments, relying instead on Zoom. She also missed Remembrance Sunday, a key date in her calendar, after spraining her back.