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Margaret of Denmark, positive for covid after attending the funeral of Elizabeth II

Queen Margaret of Denmark, 82, has tested positive for covid just after attending Elizabeth II’s funeral in London along with 2,000 other personalities. The Danish sovereign’s positive comes a day after she returned home after her trip to the United Kingdom. The Danish Royal House has announced it with a statement that reads: “Her Majesty the Queen tested positive for COVID-19 last night (Tuesday) and is now at Fredensborg Palace. The activities she had this week have been cancelled. “.

In the acts in which the monarch was scheduled to attend, she will be replaced by the crown princes, Federico and Mary of Denmark. Apparently, the firstborn, who accompanied his mother on his trip to London, has not been infected with covid. “The Friday night event at Christiansborg Palace for the Government, the Danish Parliament and the Danish Members of the European Parliament will be held with HRH The Crown Prince and HRH The Crown Princess as hosts,” it continues. the notice.

Queen Margaret sat before King Philip in Westminster Abbey

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Queen Margaret, who has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, was also diagnosed with covid in February this year, showing mild symptoms at the time.

On Monday, the Danish queen was present at Westminster Abbey to say goodbye to Elizabeth II. She did it accompanied by her eldest son, Prince Federico. It so happens that inside the Abbey, Queen Margarita sat at the end of the first row, just in front of King Felipe VI. Next to her were the Kings Carl Gustav and Silvia of Sweden, the Kings of the Netherlands, Guillermo and Máxima, and Princess Beatriz.

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Queen Margarita already passed the covid in February, then showing mild symptoms

In the second row, behind Margarita, next to Felipe VI was Letizia, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía. Closing that second row were Harald and Sonia from Norway. At the moment it is unknown if any representative of these monarchies has been infected.

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrives for the Danish Parliament's celebrations on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne at Christiansborg Caste in Copenhagen on January 14, 2022. (Photo by Mads Claus Rasmussen / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT

On January 14, when the 50th anniversary of his accession to the throne was commemorated

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After the state funeral at Westminster Abbey, Margaret went to Windsor Castle, where a more private mass was celebrated, to which Charles III invited royals. On that date she was not accompanied by her son, Prince Frederick, but by her nephew, Paul of Greece. On Sunday afternoon she also attended the reception hosted by Charles III in Buckingham.

The head of state, who has been on the throne for half a century, celebrated her golden jubilee a few days ago, which was affected by the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

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