This just in: Queen Elizabeth is feeling better after spending a night in the hospital.
Earlier this week, the 95-year-old monarch was admitted to the hospital, as instructed by her doctors, where she underwent “preliminary investigations.” Following the overnight stay, the queen returned to Windsor Castle and resumed minor duties at her desk.
Buckingham Palace announced the news in a statement, which read (via People): “Following medical advice to rest for a few days, the queen attended hospital on Wednesday afternoon for some preliminary investigations, returning to Windsor Castle at lunchtime today [Thursday] and remains in good spirits.”
The extra precautions shouldn’t come as a huge surprise, especially since Queen Elizabeth recently canceled an outing due to her health. The monarch was supposed to embark on a two-day trip to Northern Ireland to mark the 100th anniversary, but it was called off after her doctors suggested she stay home.
“The queen has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days,” an earlier statement read. “Her Majesty is in good spirits and is disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland, where she had been due to undertake a series of engagements today and tomorrow.”
The queen will likely take some time for herself and put a pin in any future outings until she’s feeling 100 percent. However, we have full confidence that she’ll continue running the show behind closed doors.
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