BREAKING The Queen tests positive for Covid-19 as Buckingham Palace issues statement on symptoms

The Queen has tested positive for Covid-19, it has been confirmed.

Buckingham Palace has announced the Queen has tested positive for Covid-19 and is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms.

The palace added that they expect the 95-year-old monarch to continue light duties at Windsor this week.

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She is understood to be triple vaccinated.

The announcement comes just a few weeks after the Queen, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, reached her historic Platinum Jubilee of 70 years on the throne.

Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying: “A statement by Buckingham Palace said: “Buckingham Palace confirm that The Queen has today tested positive for Covid.

“Her Majesty is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week.

“She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines.”

It comes after Prince Charles was confirmed to be suffering from Covid-19.

The Prince of Wales, who is self-isolating, met the Queen two days before he tested positive in Windsor, a royal source said.

Prince Charles tested positive on Thursday morning.

It is the second time he has contracted the virus.

The 73-year-old heir to the throne last caught the virus in March 2020, when he reportedly only had mild symptoms.

Clarence House confirmed he has been triple vaccinated.

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