Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh have already been vaccinated against the coronavirus. As confirmed by Buckingham Palace, the monarch and Prince Philip received her last Saturday, January 9, at Windsor Castle.
Palace sources have indicated that the couple was vaccinated by a royal doctor at his residence, Windsor Castle, where they are passing the confinement imposed by the United Kingdom Government. A piece of news that the queen herself has decided to be disclosed, despite being a private event, to avoid speculation and “encourage as many people as possible”
Elizabeth II and her husband, Philip of Edinburgh, 94 and 99 years old respectively, are within risk groups who are receiving the vaccine in the UK as a priority. The country began supplying it to those over 80 on December 8 and, since then, they have already punctured almost 1.5 million people.
Yes, the monarch and her husband they have not had any preference and they have waited their turn like the rest of the entrants. A vaccination that could also reach Prince Charles and Camilla of Cornwall, who are 72 and 73 years old respectively, although at the moment it has not been confirmed.
A news that seems to have sat well with Queen Elizabeth II since, two days after getting the vaccine, the intention of the monarch to celebrate her birthday in style next June has been confirmed, in which it would be the first meeting of the British royal family since the health crisis began. His Majesty would even be willing to invite Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, in what would be his return to the United Kingdom after the Megxit.