Elizabeth Taylor on road to recovery

Updated: Feb 16, 2011, 13:43 PM IST

New York: Veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor`s health is improving after she was rushed to hospital for congestive heart failure.

"Since being admitted, there has been steady improvement in her condition, and over the weekend she has had visits from family and close friends," people.com quoted her representative as saying in a statement.

"Her medical team is gratified by her progress to date, and it is hoped and expected that this will continue over the next few days. For now, she will remain under their care in the hospital for continued monitoring," the statement added.

The 78-year-old was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles last week.