Feb 20, 2022 - World

Queen Elizabeth tests positive for COVID, has mild symptoms

Queen Elizabeth celebrates the start of the Platinum Jubilee during a reception in the Ballroom of Sandringham House on Feb. 5. Photo: Joe Giddens - by WPA Pool/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms symptoms, Buckingham Palace announced Sunday, per AP.

Driving the news: The 95-year-old monarch will continue to do "light" duties over the next week. “She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines,” the statement read.

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