Queen Margrethe Tests Positive For COVID-19, Cancels Winter Holiday

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Feb. 9 2022, Published 1:35 p.m. ET

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Even though COVID-19 cases are going down across the world, Queen Margrethe has still caught the virus.

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Fortunately, it seems like the monarch is only showing mild symptoms, the royal court said in a statement on Wednesday, February 9.

As a result, the Queen's winter break plans to Norway had to be scrapped. She is now self-isolating in the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen.

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Of course, people sent well-wishes to the Queen during this time. One person wrote, "Good recovery to Her Majesty 😍🙏🏻," while another added, "Too bad with the trip to Norway 😢 Hoping for a mild process 🙏."

A third person added, "I wish Her Majesty a very good and speedy recovery. ❤️."

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Recently, Denmark lifted most of their COVID-19 restrictions.

The Queen was one of the first people to get her vaccine.

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“Her Majesty the Queen has today been vaccinated against COVID-19," a statement read at the time. "The queen will be revaccinated in about three weeks.”

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Additionally, King Felipe of Spain has also contracted the disease and will remain in isolation for seven days.

At the moment, the King's wife, Queen Letizia, has not displayed any symptoms, while Infanta Sofia has tested negative.

The King was supposed to meet with the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday, February 9, but the engagement is now called off.

In mid-December, Princess Mary also got the disease ahead of the holiday season.

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"There is no indication that others in the family are infected. In connection with the test result, the Royal House of Denmark is receiving advice from the Danish Patient Safety Authority concerning detection of infection," the press release stated. "The Crown Princess will remain in isolation until it is once again safe to end the isolation according to the applicable guidelines."

Several other royals have been sick with COVID-19, including Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Albert of Monaco.

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