King Harald V of Norway was hospitalized on Friday morning, September 25. This was reported by the press service of the Royal Family.
The press service also reported that the King is on sick leave.
“Today the office will be headed by the Crown Prince Regent,” the family said.
The reason for this measure was breathing difficulties. In this case, the coronavirus infection is excluded, writes the Norwegian Telegraph Bureau.
On Friday, Crown Prince Haakon will chair a meeting of the State Council instead of his 83-year-old father.
The day before Harald V took part in one of the official events in Oslo, where he announced the end of the season for the Norwegian royal yacht “KS Norge”.
Harald V was born February 21, 1937 in Norway. His coronation took place in June 1991 after the death of his father Harald Olaf V, RNS specifies.