Queen Elizabeth won’t attend Sunday’s Easter service with the royal household, Buckingham Palace introduced on Thursday.
The information comes days after the palace introduced that the queen wouldn’t attend Thursday’s Royal Maundy Service at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Fortress. Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, stood in for the sovereign.
City & Nation reporter Victoria Murphy stated when Thursday’s cancellation was introduced that it was understood the queen “was unable to decide to this occasion prematurely and was eager to keep away from overshadowing the occasion on the day.” The palace didn’t clarify the choice.
The queen, who turns 96 subsequent week, has skilled a wide range of illnesses over the previous few months. She was hospitalized in October and was advised to take two weeks of rest, resulting in quite a few in-person engagement cancellations.
Later in February, the queen tested positive for COVID-19, shortly after each Charles and Camilla reported constructive outcomes. The palace stated on the time that the monarch was “experiencing delicate chilly like signs” and anticipated to “proceed gentle duties” at her dwelling.
Elizabeth talked about her symptoms final week throughout a digital look on behalf of the opening of Royal London Hospital’s Queen Elizabeth Unit.
“It does depart one very drained and exhausted, doesn’t it?” the queen stated. “This horrible pandemic. It’s not a pleasant outcome.”
Regardless of her well being setbacks, the queen in March attended a service of thanksgiving honoring her late husband, Prince Philip.
The outing, which she attended on the arm of the disgraced Duke of York whereas strolling with a cane, marked her first in-person public look in 5 months.