Queen Mother’s Health Improves

The Bureau of the Royal Household has released a statement saying that Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, the Queen Mother, is recovering well after she was admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital for treatment of a fever and persistent cough on July 23rd.

HM the Queen Mother’s respiratory tract infection has subsided. Doctors said she has been eating well. She no longer has a fever and her cough is improving, says the statement.

The Queen Mother can be discharged and will return to Chitralada Palace today.

The Queen of former King Bhumibol is honoured with a public holiday on her birthday, Monday 12th August. The day is also called “Queen Mother’s Birthday” as Queen Sirikit is the mother of reigning King Vajiralongkorn.