The announcement comes a day after the Queen canceled a virtual Privy Council meeting when doctors advised her to rest after a full-day event Tuesday in which she formally asked Liz Truss to become Prime Minister. will be broken.
“Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned about Her Majesty’s health and have advised her to continue medical observation,” a palace spokesman said, in line with customary policy. “The Queen is comfortably staying at Balmoral.”
Heir to the throne, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, are with the Queen after traveling with her to Balmoral Castle, the Queen’s summer residence. .
Elizabeth celebrates 70 years on the throne this year. In recent months, as she has struggled to make ends meet, she has increasingly handed over her public duties to Prince Charles and other members of the royal family.
“The news coming out of Buckingham Palace this lunch break will deeply concern the whole country,” Truss said on Twitter.
“My thoughts, and those of people across the UK, are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family at this time.”
The Privy Council, the monarch’s group of senior advisers, was scheduled to formally sworn in Truss and her new Cabinet members at a meeting on Wednesday.