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Queen reveals Covid left her ‘very tired and exhausted’ during virtual hospital visit

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Queen reveals Covid left her ‘very tired and exhausted’ during virtual hospital visit

The Queen has spoken about her recent bout of Covid, saying it left her “very tired and exhausted” as she sympathised with a former virus patient who lost his brother and father to the illness.

"It does leave one very tired and exhausted, doesn't it? This horrible pandemic," she said during a virtual visit to the Royal London Hospital.

The monarch tested positive for coronavirus in February and despite having what Buckingham Palace described as “mild cold-like symptoms”, was determined to carry out what duties she could.

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