Buckingham Palace has released a statement saying Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for COVID-19. The palace said that she has been experiencing mild symptoms and continues to do light duties this week.

People who test positive for COVID-19 are required to self-isolate for at least five days, although the British government says it plans to lift that requirement for England in the coming week.

The Queen is vaccinated against COVID-19 as she has received three doses of the vaccine.

Recently, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall contracted COVID-19. This is the second time Prince Charles has contracted COVID-19.

Prime Minister Boris Johnston tweeted out his support for the Queen:


We hope the Queen has a speedy recovery.

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