PUBLISHED: 09:50, Sun, Jan 10, 2021 | UPDATED: 10:03, Sun, Jan 10, 2021
Queen Elizabeth II, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, have both received doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, a palace source confirmed on Saturday. The royal couple have been isolating at Windsor Castle throughout the pandemic and the decision to share their vaccine news broke away from royal norms.
Health information about the Royal Family is usually a closely-guarded secret and the palace were thought unlikely to share when the Queen and Philip received their jabs.
Nonetheless, the unprecedented circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic seem to have prompted the royals to change tack.
On Saturday a palace source confirmed the Queen and Philip's vaccinations were administered by a household doctor at Windsor Castle.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
People aged over 80 in the UK are among the high-priority groups who are being given the vaccine first.
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Will Princess Anne, Charles and Camilla copy Queen and share when they have Covid vaccine? (Image: GETTY)
Princess Anne, Charles and Camilla: The Queen and Prince Philip have been vaccinated (Image: GETTY)
The insider added the Queen decided to let it be known she had the vaccination to prevent further speculation.Could Prince Charles, Camilla and Princess Anne copy the Queen?
Prince Charles, 72, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 73, and Princess Anne, 70, are the royals most likely to next receive the vaccine due to their age.
Whether or not they choose to copy the Queen and share when they have received the vaccine remains to be seen.
Princess Anne, Charles and Camilla: It remains to be seen if the senior royals will share when they have their jabs (Image: GETTY)
A Buckingham Palace spokesman confirmed that medical matters relating to the Royal Family "are private" and whether