“Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral,” the statement read.
Liz Truss, the new Prime Minister shared her thoughts after a hand-written note was passed on to her sharing the news while in the Commons.
“The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime,” she wrote on Twitter. “My thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time.
Queen Elizabeth was last seen in photos on Tuesday, where she appointed conservative party leader Liz Truss.
The somber news follows an announcement Wednesday that The Queen would not preside over a scheduled privy council meeting so she could rest.
“After a full day yesterday, Her Majesty has this afternoon accepted doctors’ advice to rest. This means that the Privy Council meeting that had been due to take place this evening will be rearranged,” The palace revealed in a statement.
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But the Monarch won’t be alone as members of the senior royal family are traveling to Balmoral to be with her amid the health concerned.
The Queen’s immediate family members were informed about her downturn in health, according to her spokesman. Her two heirs Prince Charles and Prince William will be by her bedside as fears grow for the monarch’s wellbeing.
During her historic 70-year reign The Queen has appointed 14 prime ministers from Buckingham Palace.
Her mobility issues have caused her to miss several events in the past, including some outings during her platinum jubilee in June. As a result, several members of the royal family have been stepping up to fill her shoes.
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