Queen Sirikit leaves hospital ahead of Mother’s Day

On Tuesday (6 August), the Bureau of the Royal Household announced that the condition of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother has improved, and that she has been discharged from Chulalongkorn Hospital.

The Bureau of the Royal Household announcement issued on 6 August

Queen Sirikit was admitted to hospital on 21 July due to a respiratory infection. The Bureau of the Royal Household issued an announcement saying that she developed a fever and persistent cough, and that doctors have advised her to stay in hospital for the time being.

The Bureau issued a second announcement on 6 August that her condition had improved, that she no longer had a fever, her cough had subsided, and she was able to talk without difficulty. She was subsequently discharged from the hospital and returned to Chitralada Royal Villa ahead of the national Mother’s Day, observed every year on 12 August, which is also Queen Sirikit’s birthday.