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Queen Elizabeth II, 95, conducted two virtual audience engagements on Tuesday while suffering from COVID-19 disease. The British queen virtually met with ambassadors from Chad and Andorra, according to Buckingham Palace. According to Associated Press, the Queen had canceled several activities last week after testing positive for Coronavirus, so the latest meeting suggests that she is recovering.

Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for COVID-19 according to a palace statement released on February 20, triggering concerns as well as good wishes from across the political spectrum. Her palace added that she could continue to perform “light duties” at Windsor despite having “mild cold-like symptoms”. BBC reported that the statement also emphasized that the Queen would receive medical care in accordance with COVID-19 protocol.

Before Prince Charles had tested positive for COVID, the Queen, who contracted the disease on Sunday, had visited her eldest son and heir, Prince Charles. Charles and the Queen were supposed to have met at Windsor Castle on February 8. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was diagnosed with the virus on February 14.

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Queen Elizabeth II had struggled to move during an in-person Audience

Additionally, the palace refuses to give daily updates on the monarch’s health, asserting her ‘right to privacy. Nonetheless, palace officials have indicated that Queen Elizabeth will continue to perform “light” activities at Windsor Castle. The British Queen received a booster shot and is completely immunized. According to Associated Press, the Foreign Office has canceled the Queen’s in-person appearance this week at a diplomatic event in Windsor Castle because of her health.

Additionally, Queen Elizabeth II admitted to having difficulty moving during her first in-person meeting after testing positive for the virus. At the royal engagement at Windsor Castle, the Queen was observed walking with a walking stick. “As you can see, I’m unable to move,” she said afterward, pointing to her left foot or leg, as per media reports. news reports that the Queen visited Major General Eldon Millar and his predecessor, Rear Admiral James Macleod, at Windsor Castle.
Meanwhile, as she marks her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne, the nation’s longest-reigning monarch has a number of engagements planned. At Westminster Abbey on March 14, she will attend the Commonwealth Ceremony, followed by a memorial service on March 26 for her deceased husband, Prince Philip, who passed away in April at the age of 99.

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