The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have both been vaccinated against coronavirus.
Buckingham Palace issued a short statement on January 9th 2021 confirming that the couple had received the jab. It read, simply, “The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have today received Covid-19 vaccinations.”
The Queen, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, are in the priority group for the vaccinations. The couple are currently living at Windsor Castle. It’s understood the injections were administered there by one of their own doctors.
Vaccinations are being rolled out to priority groups in the UK at the moment. There has been widespread speculation over when the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh would receive the jab.
On January 1st 2021, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark announced that she had been vaccinated against coronavirus.