Queen returns to work amid coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-16 11:45
Queen Elizabeth

Keep calm and carry on.

Queen Elizabeth attended church over the weekend and is said to be returning to Buckingham Palace this week to continue her duties despite the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Mail Online, the 93-year-old will be back in London to resume her scheduled meetings and audiences as a head of state.

Palace aides confirmed the monarch will not remain isolated as a precaution, contrary to reports.

"Her Majesty’s regular residence at weekends is Windsor and she is expected to be at Buckingham Palace this week as is normal," The Telegraph reported an aide saying.

Staff at the palace are said to be quite panicky about the spreading of the coronavirus because of the constant influx of visitors from around the world.

Officials are taking "sensible precautions" to the viral threat, including the implementation of gloves and no more handshakes.

Further, the queen, as well as Prince Charles, released statements, postponing all upcoming royal engagements.

(Sources: Mail Online, Telegraph, Channel24)

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