A Buckingham Palace spokesman confirmed the news in a statement on Saturday.
The announcement stated that “the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh today received vaccinations against Covid-19.”
A royal source confirmed that the vaccinations were “by a home doctor at Windsor Castle” where he was The 94-year-old Queen and her husband, 99, in the midst of a global health crisis.
The spokesman said the queen wanted to inform the public about the vaccinations “to prevent inaccuracies and further speculation.”
It is unclear which vaccine was given to the royal couple, but the palace indicated that “no further details will be shared.”
The Queen has been a source of hope for the British since the pandemic spread in the UK and around the world in early 2020. In April of last year, the grandmother made Prince Harry and Prince William Rare televised title for UK citizens To raise the spirits of people in the country.
She said, “I am talking to you in what I know is an increasingly challenging time,” a time of turmoil in the life of our country; Disturbance that brings grief for some, and financial difficulties for many of the tremendous changes in daily life for all of us.
The Queen also praised Britain’s beloved National Health Service and other essential services, along with about 750,000 people who volunteered to help the vulnerable.
“I would like to thank everyone on the frontline of the NHS, as well as the care workers who are in essential roles and who carry out their daily duties outside the home to support us all,” she said. “I am sure the nation will join me in ensuring that what you do is appreciated and that every hour of your hard work brings us closer to returning to normal times.”
In her most recent New Year’s Eve speech, the Queen declared “better days will return” in a caption Collage of photos From 2020.
Last April, the Queen’s son, Prince Charles has confirmed he has been infected with COVID-19. The Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla Parker-Bowles were isolated in Scotland as they recovered. It was reported months later that Prince William also contracted the virus.
2020 was the first time in decades that the King and Philip had participated He spent Christmas at Windsor Castle Instead of their property in Sandringham due to the pandemic.