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Queen Elizabeth II has once again missed a traditional service after she didn’t attend the Maundy Thursday service for the first time since 1970.

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Instead, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took the queen’s position in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, BBC News reported.

Prince Charles distributed the “Maundy money,” specially-minted coins, along with a purse of traditional coins, to men and women who serve the church and community.

This year, they handed 96 men and 96 women 96 pence each to commemorate the queen’s 96th birthday next week, “Today” reported.

The queen is the head of the Church of England and typically attends services, but when she is not able to do so in person, she attends worship online, People magazine reported.

The regent will also miss Easter services this Sunday, the “Today” show reported.

She was last seen in public at the thanksgiving service honoring her late husband Prince Philip on March 29. She had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in February, and said that the illness left her “very tired and exhausted,” the publication reported.

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Elizabeth also has some mobility issues, BBC News reported.

>>Previous coverage: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George, Princess Charlotte attend Prince Philip’s memorial service

Her lack of attendance at Thursday’s service was not unexpected. BBC News had reported that she had tapped her son to represent her earlier this week.

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