BARCELONA (Reuters) – Princess Leonor, the inheritor to the Spanish throne, has gone into quarantine after a classmate at her college examined optimistic for COVID-19, the royal family stated on Saturday.
The 14-year-old daughter of King Felipe will likely be examined for coronavirus like different pupils in her class on the Santa María de los Rosales college in Madrid.
The king and Queen Letizia will proceed their royal duties for the second, a spokesman for the royal family stated, as Spain struggles to manage a surge in coronavirus circumstances.
Eight million Spanish youngsters returned to highschool final week however some have closed or courses been despatched residence after pupils examined optimistic for COVID-19, whereas authorities in Galicia delayed the beginning of time period by every week for pupils aged 14 to 18.
Spain reported 4,708 new coronavirus infections on Friday, bringing its cumulative complete to 566,326, the very best in western Europe, as its complete COVID-19 loss of life toll rose to 29,747.
(Reporting by Graham Keeley; Enhancing by Alexander Smith)
Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.