London (CNN)The Duchess of Cambridge has joined the millions of Britons who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
“Yesterday I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at London’s Science Museum,” Catherine wrote on Twitter.”I’m hugely grateful to everyone who is playing a part in the rollout – thank you for everything you are doing,” she added.Her husband, Prince William earlier this month announced that he had received a first dose of the vaccine. William tested positive for coronavirus at some point in 2020, according to reports in the British media. Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry hosting a follow-up town hall Queen Elizabeth II announced in January that she had received a Covid-19 vaccine, along with her husband, Prince Philip, who died aged 99 in April.Read MoreMore than 38 million people in the UK have received a first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, according to the government’s portal, and some 24 million have received a second dose. More than 128,000 people have died of Covid-19 in the UK, according to Johns Hopkins University data.CNN has launched Royal News, a new weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on the royal family, what they are up to in public and what’s happening behind palace walls. Sign up here.