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Prince Andrew tests positive for COVID, will miss Platinum Jubilee events

Prince Andrew has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the queen’s Platinum Jubilee service of thanksgiving on Friday, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.

A palace spokesman said: “After undertaking a routine test the duke has tested positive for COVID and with regret will no longer be attending tomorrow’s service.”

Andrew, the queen’s middle son, has been plagued by scandal in recent years. He settled a civil sexual assault case in February brought against him in the U.S. — and was linked to a convicted sex offender, the late Jeffrey Epstein.

The prince did not join the queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony to mark the Platinum Jubilee on Thursday, after the queen decided only working members of the U.K. royal family would be present. Andrew was stripped of his royal titles in January, amid the sex assault case.

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