The 94-year-old King visited the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down in south-west England with his grandson Prince William. Both did not wear facial ingots, although they followed social distance guidelines.
The Queen decided not to wear the mask after consulting her own doctors and scientists at the Porton Down military research facility, which provides vital support for the United Kingdom’s response to the Covid-19 epidemic, Buckingham Palace said.
A royal source added, “Special advice has been sought from the medical household and concerned parties regarding this visit.”
Prince Charles’s office fee said at the time that he was unaware of how he caught the virus because of his busy schedule of public events.
Britain is currently spike in Covid-19 cases. UK Prime Minister Boris John on Wednesday implemented a three-tier covid warning system to lift local restrictions in some northern cities and the capital London to prevent the spread of the virus in England.
In England, it is mandatory for visitors to wear face-ings in most indoor settings, including places of entertainment and recreation and pubs and rests, including runts, unless sitting down to eat or drink.