The Queen, 95, has tested positive for coronavirus, Buckingham Palace has said.
The Queen is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor this week, the palace said.
She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines,” it added in a statement.
The Queen, 95, had been in contact with her eldest son and heir, the Prince of Wales, who tested positive last week.
I’m sure I speak for everyone in wishing Her Majesty The Queen a swift recovery from Covid and a rapid return to vibrant good health.— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) February 20, 2022
It is understood a number of people have tested positive at Windsor Castle, where the Queen resides.
The announcement comes weeks after the UK’s longest reigning monarch reached her Platinum Jubilee of 70 years on 6 February.