Due to the Coronavirus Epidemic, The British Queen’s 94th birthday will cancel the salute celebration.
On April 21, Queen Elizabeth II of England, will celebrate The British Queen’s 94th birthday, but affected by the new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, the queen has instructed to cancel this year’s salute celebration.
According to a Reuters report on April 18, sources at Buckingham Palace said that the Queen ’s birthday will not be saluted as usual, nor will it be celebrated in any special way, because the Queen believes that the key to responding to the outbreak in the UK Special measures are always taken to pay tribute to the salute is “inappropriate”. The source said this was the first time the Queen had made such a request in 68 years.
According to reports, in previous years due to the poor weather in London in April, the British royal family set the official birthday celebration of the queen in June. Usually, in April, the Queen will celebrate her birthday with her family and friends; in June, a grand public celebration will be held: the Queen will usually watch the famous flag salute ceremony, conduct a military parade, and receive national cheers from the balcony. The above-mentioned sources told Reuters that this year’s celebration “will not be carried out in the traditional way”, and there is no alternative plan.
On April 17, local time, the British Ministry of Health stated that as of 9 o’clock on the 17th, there were 5599 new cases of new coronary pneumonia diagnosed in the UK, with a total of 108692 cases; as of 17:00 on the 16th, there were 847 new deaths and a total of 14576 deaths.