Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will get a coronavirus vaccine in a few weeks, according to media reports.
The Queen, 94 and Prince Philip 99 are expected to accept vaccine offers on the advice of their doctors.
According to reports, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who currently live at Windsor Castle, were among the first to be identified for vaccination.
However, Daily mail citing senior sources, reporting that the King would not receive preferential treatment, but rather ‘stand in line’ during the first wave of injections provided to people over 80 and residents of nursing homes.
Meanwhile, the Queen will celebrate Christmas at Windsor Castle for the first time in 32 years.
Buckingham Palace confirmed last week that the Queen had decided to remain at Windsor Castle for Christmas amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A Palace spokesman said in a statement: “After considering all the appropriate advice, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have decided that this year they will spend Christmas in peace in Windsor.”
The spokesperson went on to say, “Like everyone else, they hope things will return to normal in 2021.”
It will be the first time in 32 years that the Queen has missed the celebrations at Sandringham and celebrated at Windsor Castle.
The queen has lived at Windsor castle since March, while Prince Philip has been there since retiring from public service in 2017.