The condition of Prince Laurent of Belgium is said to be improving, according to Belgian broadcaster RTL-TV. Prince Laurent, the youngest child of King Albert, remains under sedation and in an artificial coma. He entered the hospital eight days ago, and is being treated for a severe case of infectious pneumonia.
Doctors placed the prince in an artificial coma to all him to rest and respond to treatment.
Princess Claire has been visiting her husband every day. On Wednesday, she came without the couple's three children.
Father Gilbert, the Roman Catholic priest who officiated at their wedding in 2003, is expected to visit Prince Laurent tomorrow (Thursday) at the suggestion of Laurent's older sister, Princess Astrid.