Sunday, 23 March 2008

Thai Queen set to leave hospital today

BANGKOK, March 23 (TNA) -- Her Majesty Queen Sirikit was expected to leave hospital later Sunday following a good recovery from a cold and bronchitis, according to the latest announcement issued on Sunday by the Royal Household Bureau.

The statement said the Queen would be discharged from the state-run Chulalongkorn Hospital after her condition had improved significantly.

However, doctors at the hospital advised her to temporarily refrain from daily activities until she was fully recovered, the statement said.

The 75-year-old Queen was admitted to the hospital on March 9.

The announcement – which will be the last one – said the Queen also thanked those who had signed condolence books while she was receiving treatment at the hospital. (TNA) – E111