Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej recovers from respiratory infection

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej has recovered from a respiratory infection, according to a statement from the Royal Family`s medical team.

IANS| Updated: Sep 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

Bangkok: Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej has recovered from a respiratory infection, according to a statement from the Royal Family`s medical team.

The doctors stated in the statement issued on Sunday night that he world`s longest-reigning monarch, who is 88 year-old, no longer has fever and his blood infection has also eased, EFE news reported.

Also the X-ray of his lungs showed no infection and thus the medical team has stopped administering antibiotics.

The monarch was still admitted in Bangkok`s Siriraj Hospital.

The last public appearance of the monarch was on January 11, when he paid a visit to the Royal Chitralada Palace for a few hours.

Bhumibol has been on the throne since June 9, 1946.