Sunday, Feb. 20 (Reuters) – health of Queen Elizabeth tested positive for COVID-19, the world’s longest-reigning monarch.
It tries to keep details about her health private since Buckingham Palace believes medical matters are private.
Buckingham Palace announced today that the health of Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for COVID. In the coming week, Her Majesty expects to perform light duties at Windsor despite experiencing mild cold-like symptoms.
The Palace said that she will continue to receive medical attention and follow all guidelines.
As Elizabeth carried out her first in-person engagement since Prince Charles tested positive for COVID-19, a few days after he had visited her, she quipped on Feb. 16 to members of the royal household that she couldn’t move much.
I am here,” the queen grinned as the outgoing and incoming secretaries of defense entered her room, supporting herself with a stick.
As she gestured at her feet before stumbling forward slightly and shaking hands with the pair, the queen responded: “Well, as you can see, I can’t move.”
Elizabeth was unable to attend the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 14 at the Cenotaph war memorial in London on Sunday due to a sprained back.
Three days later, she returned to work at Windsor.
After being advised by doctors to rest, Elizabeth withdrew from attending COP26 in Glasgow in late October.
Buckingham Palace describes Elizabeth’s stay in hospital on Oct. 20 as ‘preliminary investigations’ for the first time in years. The Queen returned to Windsor Castle on Oct. 21.
Buckingham Palace had simply announced that the monarch had been told to rest for a few days on the day Elizabeth went to hospital. This became known later.
According to a royal source, the queen stayed in hospital for practical reasons and her medical team was being cautious.
According to British media reports, Elizabeth had given up drinking and riding in 2021.
Then 92-year-old Elizabeth had successful surgery for an eye cataract in 2018. A cataract occurs when the lens, which is a transparent disc inside your eye, becomes cloudy.
Elizabeth, who was 90 at the time, and Philip, her husband, had severe colds in 2016. It was the first time in decades that she missed a Christmas church service.
* Gastroenteritis: Queen Elizabeth was treated for gastroenteritis in 2013 when she was 86 years old.
1981: During a Trooping the Colour ceremony, a British man fired six blank shots at the queen. There were no injuries. Despite its attempts to bolt, her horse was controlled and she was able to continue with the procession.
According to Robert Hardman’s book “Our Queen”, the queen suddenly withdrew from public duties in the summer of 1969, due to serious nervous exhaustion. She spent several days in bed. Palace officials called it a “feverish cold”.