Queen Elizabeth has decided to not celebrate her 94th birthday in any special way because the UK battles the coronavirus outbreak.

According to Reuters, a people monarch has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark the occasion.

The report said she thinks that gun salutes wouldn’t be appropriate while the country battles a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

The pandemic has killed quite 14,000 people, – the fifth-highest national toll of a virulent disease linked to a minimum of 150,000 deaths worldwide.

Ceremonial gun salutes, during which blank rounds are fired from various locations across London, are typically utilized by the royalty to mark special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays. The Queen’s birthday is on April 21.