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Queen Elizabeth II Resumes Official Duties Since COVID-19 Scare After Prince Charles & Camilla Parker Bowles Caught Virus

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Feb. 15 2022, Published 2:08 p.m. ET

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It's business as usual for Queen Elizabeth II after her COVID-19 scare.

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Concern about Her Majesty's health mounted after she met with son Prince Charles on Tuesday, February 8, two days before he tested positive for COVID for the second time. His wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, then tested positive on Monday, February 14. The couple is now isolating.

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Luckily, the queen appears to be feeling OK, as she held two virtual audiences from Windsor Castle with the Estonian and Spanish ambassadors on Tuesday, February 15. Despite appearing to be in good spirits, Buckingham Palace officials refused to confirm whether the 95-year-old monarch has tested positive nor whether she is self-isolating, per Daily Mail.

Meanwhile, Clarence House tweeted Thursday, February 10, to confirm, "The Prince of Wales has tested positive and is now self-isolating. HRH is deeply disappointed to not be able to attend today's events in Winchester and will look to reschedule his visit as soon as possible."

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It's important that the queen remains in good health given her age and the busy year ahead of her — not to mention her previous health scare when she sprained her back last year. Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee is also set to take place in June to mark 70 years since she took the throne.

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The highly-anticipated event may see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make a return over the pond to be with the 37-year-old's grandma, but their attendance comes down to whether Harry will be allowed to pay for police protection.

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The father-of-two sought an appeal after the U.K. government shot down his request for protection, but as a rep for the royal pointed out, Harry and his family traveling to the U.K. comes at "too great a personal risk" without security.

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If the royal-turned-Hollywood couple manages to make the journey over the pond, it would mark the third time Harry's been back since their 2020 Megxit and the first for the Suits alum. Harry previously returned home to attend his grandfather Prince Philip's funeral last Spring and unveil his late mom Princess Diana's statue over the summer.

As for Meghan, she's been laying low at the couple's home in Montecito, Calif., with their little ones, Archie, 2, and Lilibet Diana, who was born in June 2021 and named after Her Majesty and the Princess of Wales.

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