Princess Maria Teresa of Spain died of coronavirus

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Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has passed away due to Covid-19 infection. 
The 86-year-old princess,  who was the cousin of Spain‘s King Felipe VI, has  become the first royal to die of covid-19.

According to Fox News and CNN, her brother Prince Sixto Enrique de Borbon, the Duke of Aranjuez, announced on Facebook that she died after contracting COVID-19. The post reads, “On this afternoon our sister Maria Teresa de Borbon Parma and Borbon Busset, a victim of the coronavirus COVID-19, died in Paris at the age of eighty-six.”

Princess Teresa’s death comes weeks after King Felipe VI of Spain tested negative for the virus.

A funeral service for the princess was held on Friday in Madrid.

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