British Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will receive the coronavirus vaccine within a few weeks, according to media reports.
Queen, 94 and Prince Philip 99 are expected to accept the vaccine offer on the advice of their doctors.
According to reports, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who currently live at their Windsor Castle, are in the first group identified for the vaccination.
But it Daily mail with reference to older sources reported that the monarchs will not receive preferential treatment but instead “wait in line” during the first wave of injections reserved for people over the 80s and nursing homes.
Meanwhile, the Queen is celebrating Christmas at Windsor Castle for the first time in 32 years.
Buckingham Palace confirmed last week that the Queen has decided to stay at Windsor Castle until Christmas in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Palace spokesman said in a statement, “” After considering all the appropriate advice, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have decided to spend Christmas this year in Windsor. “
The spokesman further said “Like everyone, they hope that things will be normal by 2021.”
This will be the first time in 32 years the Queen skips the celebration at Sandringham and celebrates at Windsor Castle.
Queen has lived at Windsor castle since March, while Prince Philip has been there since he went public in 2017.