Princess Sofia of Sweden joins fight against Coronavirus

Sweden’s Princess Sofia has begun doing shifts as a healthcare assistant in Stockholm.

Princess Sofia, who joined the royal family when she married Prince Carl Philip in 2015.

The princess completed a three-day course last week. She is now able to help ease strained healthcare resources during the new coronavirus pandemic.

Sweden launched an initiative to re-train furloughed airline cabin crew and hotel employees to work as the medical staff.

Sweden has not imposed the extraordinary lockdown measures seen across Europe.

Sofia’s duties will involve relieving health care professionals so that they can dedicate more time to the patients.

She will be disinfecting equipment, working shifts in the kitchen and cleaning departments.

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