Queen Elizabeth Speaks out about Global Coronavirus Pandemic & Talks about Communities Working as One

Olowokandi Fiyin
Mar 20, 2020
10:22 A.M.
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Amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and panic all around the world, The Queen has issued a message of hope to the citizens of the United Kingdom.

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In a time when people need the assurance from their leaders, Queen Elizabeth II has addressed the UK as regards the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. BBC reported that the monarch, through Instagram has urged people to "work as one."

Queen Elizabeth II poses in the State Dining Room of Buckingham Palace after recording her Christmas Day television broadcast to the Commonwealth on December 10, 2014 in London | Photo: Getty Images

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The statement, which has since gotten people's responses, also praised the efforts of scientists, medics, and emergency staff, who were doing their bit to help during the crisis. The 93-year-old Queen had added that:

"Many of us will need to find new ways of staying in touch with each other and making sure that loved ones are safe. I am certain we are up to that challenge."

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The 93-year-old's post came soon after Boris Johnson's spokesman maintained that there was zero possibility of people getting prohibited from traveling in and out of London.

It has also remained unclear whether members of the family would join the Queen for the Easter Sunday service which has been their tradition for many years.

Boris' spokesman also made it clear that the nation's capital had not been put into lockdown, The Telegraph revealed.

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In light of the happenings around, Prince Harry appeared in a video shared by his Invictus Games Twitter handle to address the postponement of the annual event to 2021. 

The father-of-one stated that although the choice to postpone the games was difficult, he hoped that the extra year they had would give competitors time to get "even fitter than you already are."

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Other notable events that have been either shifted or canceled include the royal garden parties at the Queen's London residence and the Japanese state visit. 

Royal fans have remained anxious as they wait for announcements regarding the Queen's birthday parade, known as Trooping the Colour, and the seventy-fifth anniversary of VE Day.

The British Royal Family seen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping The Colour, the Queen's annual birthday parade, on June 8, 2019 in London, England | Photo: Getty Images

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It has also remained unclear whether members of the family would join the Queen for the Easter Sunday service which has been their tradition for many years.

We at AmoMama do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDC, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated. Take care!

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