Spain's Princess Maria Teresa of the house of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to succumb from the novel coronavirus. 86-year-old Teresa was a cousin of Spain's King Felipe VI and died after contracting COVID-19.
Hear death comes as cases in Spain continue to climb at an alarming rate. The number of deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours is 832.
Other royals who have publicly confirmed positive tests for the COVID-19 virus include Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne and 62-year-old Prince Albert II of Monaco.