Princess Sofia becomes hospital volunteer to help nurses during coronavirus pandemic

Lawrence Kim
April 20, 2020

"Princess Sofia is not only [our] honorary chair, but now also works with us", the post reads.

Princess Sofia of Sweden recently started working at a Stockholm hospital to help during the pandemic and has received praise from across the world.

Princess Sofia of Sweden has joined to help medical professionals at a Stockholm hospital.

Sharing a photo of her new hospital ID and her royal blue scrubs, the princess wrote she will be joining other newly-trained colleagues.

"To have the opportunity to help in this hard time is extremely rewarding".

The online course by Sophiahemmet Hospital trains people with a non-medical background in support duties, which can include cleaning, working in the kitchen, disinfecting equipment and more.

Around 80 people per week have signed up for the training program, Hello reports.

The princess has two children with Carl-Phillip, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel, who are fifth and sixth in line to the throne. The Swedish royal family spokesperson has confirmed that Sofia has finished an online course to help out health workers, who are now going through one of the most challenging times ever.

"In other words, anyone who attends this training will not have any patient-close care". So far, Sophiahemmet Hospital has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of yesterday, but Sweden overall has had over 12,500 confirmed cases.

Prior to marrying the Swedish royal, Sofia boasted a successful career as a glamour model and reality television star, as she appeared on the Swedish version of Paradise Hotel.

She regularly completes charity work as part of her role within the Swedish royal family.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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