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Day Ordeal: News Conference and Dozen Boys

day ordeal: Doctors said that Friday, when the videos were recorded, would be the last day they'd have to wear them, according to CTV. Public Health Minister Dr. In video messages of the boys shown at a news conference on Saturday, they are seen wearing surgical masks, a safeguard against infection that's been taken since the last of them were pulled from the Tham Luang cave on Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal. Piyasakol Sakolsattayatorn, who led the news conference at Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, said all 13 -- the dozen boys, who range in age from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach -- were expected to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday. Regarding infections, through the medical evaluations in the first days there may be some of them that had minor pneumonia, but now all is cleared, no fever, Piyasakol said. All of the 13 people, their physical bodies are strong, and fit. ( As reported in the news.