Prince Philip remains hospitalized after undergoing heart surgery earlier this week.

The 99-year-old patriarch of the British royal family was hospitalized in February as a “precautionary measure,” which was later revealed to be for an infection. He underwent heart surgery Wednesday.

After originally being admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital in London, the Duke of Edinburgh was transferred to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital to go under the knife.

He was moved back to King Edward’s Friday, according to reports. Royal watchers see the move as a sign of his improving health, but the palace has not commented on his condition.

Yesterday, reps for the husband of Queen Elizabeth II told the press, “the Duke is expected to remain in hospital for continuing treatment for a number of days.”

Police officers stand outside St Bartholomew's Hospital, commonly known as St Barts, in central London on March 5, 2021 where Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was transferred to on March 1, 2021.
Police officers stand outside St Bartholomew’s Hospital, commonly known as St Barts, in central London on March 5, 2021 where Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was transferred to on March 1, 2021.
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