Covid: Queen remains at Balmoral as staff member tests positiveon August 17, 2021 at 10:49 am

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

The Queen, who is 95 and vaccinated, will remain at her private retreat in Scotland as planned.

The Queen

image sourcePA Media

The Queen is continuing her Balmoral holiday after a staff member at the Scottish estate tested positive for coronavirus.

Her Majesty, who is 95 and vaccinated, will remain at her private retreat in Aberdeenshire as planned.

The employee was sent home on Saturday following a PCR test, The Sun newspaper reported.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “We have procedures in place should a member of any team get Covid.”

It is the Queen’s first stay at Balmoral since the death of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in April.

She has been joined by family members including the Duke of York and his ex-wife Sarah, Duchess of York.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children are expected to arrive later this month.

- Advertisement -




Not just the Proms: An unexpected history of the Royal Albert Hallon March 29, 2021 at 3:32 am

Rule Britannia has had its place - but so have Bovril, balls, Blackshirts and a bombastic celebration of the Bard.image copyrightGetty ImagesPerhaps best known...

Apple censors engraving service, report claimson August 18, 2021 at 5:17 pm

Apple restricts the engraving of political phrases in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, a report alleges.

Hong Kong Share Sale Bonanza on Track as JD Is Oversubscribed

China’s No. 2 online retailer Inc.’s Hong Kong share sale of as much as $4.1 billion is multiple times oversubscribed by institutional investors,...

The Growth of Sabre Corporation and AB Aviation in the Travel Marketplace

Sabre Corporation is an air travel technology firm based in Southlake, Texas. It's the largest worldwide distribution provider of air tickets in North America....

Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith & Asha Philip fail to qualify but Daryll Neita heads to 100m finalon July 31, 2021 at 11:46 am

Watch highlights as Team GB's Dina Asher-Smith and Asha Philip fail to qualify for the 100m final but Daryll Neita advances as one of...