Queen Admitted to Hospital for Check-Up: Palace

BANGKOK — Queen Sirikit was admitted Tuesday to Chulalongkorn Hospital for a medical check-up, the royal palace said in a statement.


She will stay at the hospital through Saturday, according to the Royal Household Bureau. The statement added that the check-up for the 85-year-old queen dowager is a routine procedure.

Queen Sirikit was married to King Bhumibol from 1950 to his death in October 2016.

She has been receiving treatment for a number of illnesses and has not been seen at public events in recent years – including the cremation ceremony for her late husband in October.