Coronavirus: Spanish Princess died

Coronavirus: Spanish Princess died

In an unfortunate situation, the 86-year-old Spanish Princess Maria Teresa de Borbon-Parma died in Paris yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus. The tragic news has been officially announced by her brother on Sunday and Maria was the first royal to fall victim to the virus.

Three days ago, as we know, the 71-year-old Prince of Wales, Prince Charles tested positive for the coronavirus in the U.K. Today, Spanish Princess’ death news left many saddened and she was popularly known as the Red Princess for her relatively leftist views. She was a socialist activist and a monarchist as she supported the Carlist movement. (an alternate political movement in Spain against Bourbon dynasty)

Borbon-Parma, instead of using her royal title, kept a low-profile and worked as a Sociology professor at Sorbonne University in Paris. She is also eminently known for having a diplomatic attitude, unlike traditional principles of her younger brother and rules needed for a dynasty. She has always differed rules and alienated herself progressively.

Today, Spain has witnessed a whopping 838 new coronavirus deaths and it marks as the country's highest in fatalities, bringing its total to 6,528. Globally, the data shows over 678,700 cases have been reported since last December, with the death toll over 31,700.