Norway's aging king discharged after heart surgery

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — King Harald V of Norway was released from the main hospital in Oslo on Monday after a good surgery to repair a heart valve.

After the working at the Cardiovascular and Lung Clinic Rikshospitalet the monarch 's doctor Bjoern Bendz said: "the King has a nice form.

The palace had said earlier that the procedure had to boost the breathing of the king of 83 years.

The King's respiratory issues were hospitalized last month.

COVID-19 has been removed by physicians.

This month, the palace reported, Harald would be on sick leave.

His son and successor, Crown Prince Haakon, entered into the throne and took over the duties of his father.

In 2005, an artificial heart valve substituted the king's aortic valve.

The royal household has said that these valves have a life cycle between 10 and 15 years.

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