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Queen Elizabeth quits Buckingham Palace, whisked to another location over coronavirus fears as UK experiences spike in confirmed cases of the deadly virus

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Britain’s  Queen Elizabeth has give up Buckingham Palace over coronavirus sweeping by means of the UK and full Europe like wildfire.

Her Majesty, 93, was whisked to Windsor Castle after Cobra disaster talks, The Sun reported. There are plans to quarantine her and Prince Philip, 98, at Sandringham if the outbreak worsens, in accordance with the outlet.

The Queen was chauffeured to Windsor on Thursday. A royal supply stated: “She is in good well being however it was thought finest to maneuver her. So much of her workers are a bit panicky over coronavirus.

“The Palace hosts a relentless stream of guests together with politicians and dignitaries from round the world.

“The Queen has met rather a lot of folks there till just lately. But she is weeks away from her 94th birthday and advisers imagine it’s best to get her out of hurt’s approach.

“Buckingham Palace is in the center of London and likewise has a much bigger workers than different estates so is deemed a way more harmful location.

“There have been no specific scares or positive tests there yet but no one wants to take any chances.”

The Queen’s court docket may be moved completely throughout the disaster.

Heir to the throne the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have already pulled out of their spring abroad tour simply days earlier than it was resulting from start, elevating the prospect that extra royal engagements may face cancellation in the coming weeks.

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The Queen, 93, was resulting from go to the Bentley Motors Factory in Crewe, and the Jodrell Bank Observatory and Square Kilometre Array Global Headquarters in Macclesfield on March 19.

Prince Charles and Camilla had been resulting from begin their spring tour to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus and Jordan on March 17. It would have marked the first time a royal has visited Cyprus since the Queen in 1993.

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The whole quantity of confirmed cases in the UK doubled in the final 24 hours with a complete of 1,140 whereas 37,746 folks have been examined.

Spain has recorded 1,500 extra cases of Covid-19 since Friday night – almost 1,000 of these are in the capital, Madrid. This brings the nationwide whole to 191 deaths and 6,046 infections, and to curb the unfold the authorities is poised to declare a 15-day nationwide lockdown on Monday. This means folks can be allowed out just for emergencies or work, or to purchase meals.

Italy continues to be the worst-hit nation in Europe. Its official dying toll has jumped 14% to 1,441, and whole confirmed cases have risen to 21,157.

Denmark reported its first dying from the virus – an 81-year-old who was already in hospital for a severe sickness.

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The Czech authorities has ordered retailers and eating places to shut for 10 days. Schools have already been closed in the nation and bans are in place on public occasions like sports activities video games and live shows.

Norway has introduced that it’ll quickly shut all its airports from Monday 0800 CET (0700 GMT) to cease the virus from spreading

In collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, updates the day by day Coronavirus statistics worldwide through this link 

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