Denmark’s Prince Joachim was discharged from hospital on Monday evening, 3 August 2020 following an operation a week earlier.

Prince Joachim. Photo: © Photo: Steen Brogaard /The Royal Danish Court

Prince Joachim was admitted to Toulouse University Hospital on Friday night, 24 July 2020, for emergency surgery for a blood clot in the brain

Doctors performed surgery on Prince Joachim for a blood clot in the brain during the early morning hours of Saturday, 25 July at the University Hospital in Toulouse, France.

The operation was successful, with further recovery in the Intensive Care Unit, after a medical assessment said Prince Joachim will not have any physical effects or other injuries due to the blood clot.

A statement from the Danish Royal Court on 4 August 2020 says doctors assessing the Prince’s health had improved, following the doctors’ assessment, and able to return home.

‘It is still the family’s wish that the Prince obtains the necessary peace and quiet to recover fully.’

Prince Joachim is currently convalescing at the family’s home, Chateau de Cayx located in the Cahors region in southern France.

‘Prince Joachim and Princess Marie would like to take this opportunity to thank the hospital personnel involved for a professional course of treatment.

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