King's health improves

King's health improves

People write messages in well-wishing books for His Majesty the King at Sala Sahathai Samakhom inside the Grand Palace on Thursday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)
People write messages in well-wishing books for His Majesty the King at Sala Sahathai Samakhom inside the Grand Palace on Thursday. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

The condition of the King has improved as people flocked to the Grand Place to write messages in a special book that wished him well.

His body temperature has decreased, while his pulse rate and his breathing are improving, according to statement number 21 released by the Royal Household Bureau on Thursday.

Results of some blood tests showed no sign of inflammation, but doctors were continuing to administer two doses of antibiotics intravenously, as well as oxygen, it said, adding physical therapy was also being provided for His Majesty.

The medical team will continue to watch his condition closely.

The King had a temperature of 38.1 degree Celsius on Monday.

The bureau opened Sala Sahathai Samakhom in the Grand Palace compound for people to write in well-wishing books for His Majesty from Thursday.

The pavilion received well-wishers from all walks of life, from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his cabinet to ordinary people, to write messages wishing the King a quick recovery. The pavilion was opened at 8.30am and closed at 4.30pm.

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