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Queen Elizabeth II under medical care amid health fears

The Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral after doctors became concerned for her health, Buckingham Palace has said.

A statement said “Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision,”

Prince Charles has travelled to Balmoral.

The Duchess of Cornwall has also travelled there and the Duke of Cambridge is on his way.

The announcement comes after the Queen, 96, pulled out of a virtual Privy Council on Wednesday, with doctors advising her to rest.

“My thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family at this time,” she added

During her 70-year reign the Queen has typically had an audience with her new prime minister at Buckingham Palace.

She has been on a summer break at her Scottish home since July.

Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer said he was “deeply worried” by the news, while Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was “profoundly concerned” and sending her thoughts and wishes to the Queen.

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drake ford sent his best wishes on behalf of the people of Wales.

Editing by Fany Olumoye, Omotola Oguneye