LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, is “OK”, Prince William stated on Monday after his 99-year-old grandfather spent a sixth night time in hospital.

Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure after feeling in poor health with an ailment that was not associated to COVID-19.

“Sure, he is OK, they’re maintaining a tally of him,” William stated on a go to to a vaccination centre in jap England. Royal reporters stated he delivered his message with a wink.

The Duke was admitted to the personal King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London after feeling unwell for a brief interval, Buckingham Palace stated, and was saved in over the weekend for additional commentary.

A royal supply stated medical doctors had been performing out of an abundance of warning and that Philip was in good spirits.

Son and inheritor Prince Charles paid him a short go to on Saturday, though there was no official replace on his situation since final week.

Philip, who retired from official engagements in 2017, spent 4 nights on the identical hospital on the finish of 2019 whereas being handled for a pre-existing situation.

(Reporting by Michael Holden, enhancing by Elizabeth Piper)