The Court of Denmark announced on Wednesday that Queen Margrethe II had contracted Covid-19.
The statement fell this Wednesday, September 21, 2022. The Court of Denmark officially announced that Queen Margrethe II, who is vaccinated, had tested positive for Covid-19 the previous evening. The 82-year-old sovereign was returning from her trip to London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Escorted by her eldest son Crown Prince Frederik during the first religious ceremony at Westminster Abbey this Monday, September 19, she then attended the secondcelebrated at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, arriving on the arm of his nephew, Prince Pavlos of Greece.
The Palace has announced that the activities of the monarch, who has settled in her castle in Fredensborg, are therefore canceled for this week. In particular, she was to receive, this Friday, September 23, during an evening at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, members of the government and the Folketing (the Danish Parliament), as well as those of the European Parliament. A commitment that will resume Prince Frederik and Princess Mary.
Margrethe II had already had the Covid in February 2022
This is not the first time that Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has been confronted with the coronavirus. She had already tested positive last February. Presenting only mild symptoms, she had confined herself to her Christian IX palace in the royal complex of Amalienborg in Copenhagen, thus following the instructions of the Danish health authorities in such a case.