His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain has been discharged from the Hospital Universitario Quirón in Madrid this afternoon.  Prior to his release Ms. Lucía Alonso, managing director of the hospital, held a press conference regarding His Majesty’s condition.  Overall, the old king is recovering quite well.

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I had surgery on his artificial left hip, which developed an infection, and was replaced with a new one on September 24, 2013.