A statement from the Royal Court of Norway on Saturday, 30 January 2021, says King Harald’s operation was successful.

King Harald V of Norway. Photo: Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs, The Royal Court

King Harald had knee surgery earlier that day at Rikshospitalet for an operation on an injured tendon over his right knee.

His Majesty the King’s operation at Rikshospitalet was successful, and the King is in great shape.

The Royal Court of Norway

He was admitted to hospital the day before, after commencing sick leave on Wednesday, 28 January, due to severe leg pain.

Crown Prince Haakon will continue to act as Regent as King Harald’s sick leave has been extended to Sunday, 14 February.

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