Boys are in good health: senior health official

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CHIANG RAI, July 11 (TNA) - The 12 boys and their football coach are generally in good health while all of them need to stay in hospital for at least one week, a senior health official said.

Inspector of the public health ministry, Thongchai Lertwilairattanapong updated the conditions of the young cave survivors that the first group of the boys, rescued from the cave is very well and can eat normal food.

The second group, aged between 12-14 years can eat soft food and their parents will be allowed to visit them today. One boy with high white blood cell has been already given medication.

The last group, admitted to hospital yesterday, is healthy except one person with fever, The chest x-ray showed lung infection, so he is under close medical attention.

The doctors confirmed that all of them need to stay in hospital at least one week for medical surveillance.

After the rescue operation was completed yesterday, heavy rain hit Nang Non mountain Wednesday morning, flooding the Tham Luang cave. The flood water in the cave has risen over one metre from yesterday.

Thai Navy SEAL Facebook Page has posted the message to thank all rescue teams, involving in the cave mission. Those include foreign divers, medics, international support teams, former SEALs, team of famous monk Kruba Boonchum for spiritual support, and those, who provided food suppliers, cleaners, garbage collectors, locals, and people from around the world for their moral support. (TNA)