CBS News Journalist Dies of Coronavirus: Maria Mercader Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Maria Mercader, an award-winning journalist for CBS News, passed away on Sunday from coronavirus, according to Paula Reid, who announced the sad news on Twitter. The Manhattan-based reporter and news producer were 54.

Reid tweeted, “Maria Mercader, a career journalist at CBS New who had a hand in much of the network’s breaking coverage of foreign and domestic breaking news for three decades and lately help shared talent strategy fro the News Division, died today from the COVID-19 coronavirus in a New York hospital. She had been on medical leave for an unrelated matter since the last week in February.”
On March 23, former co-worker Nick Barnets tweeted an update on Mercader’s grim health status. He wrote, “Please keep @mariamercader in your thoughts as she’s fighting for her life on a ventilator now in New York due to #COVID19. I worked w/ her during a stint at the CBS News foreign desk in 2010-2011 & know her to be a kind & strong person. We’re all hoping & praying for you Maria!”