Camilla covid: Queen Consort tests positive for coronavirus - what has Buckingham Palace said?
The 75-year-old Queen Consort has cancelled her appearances this week after testing positive for the virus
It comes after reports that she had been suffering from cold-like symptoms and had already cancelled an engagement in the West Midlands scheduled for Tuesday 14 February. The Queen Consort, 75, has been forced to cancel further events and appearance due to her positive test.
King Charles is said to still be in good health and has not returned a positive Covid test. As such, he is still expected to carry out his engagements as normal.
The Queen Consort is believed to be fully vaccinated and is in “good spirits” despite her positive test and symptoms. It marks the second time Camilla has tested positive for coronavirus.
In February 2022, both Camilla and the then-Prince Charles both tested positive. There were no major complications from their illness, with the royal couple continuing to ecourage others within their age bracket to get vaccinated and boosted.
What did Buckingham Palace say?
Buckingham Palace said in a statement: “After suffering the symptoms of a cold, Her Majesty The Queen Consort has tested positive for the Covid virus. With regret, she has therefore cancelled all her public engagements for this week and sends her sincere apologies to those who had been due to attend them.”