Boys from the youth soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave greet members of the Thai rescue team in Chiang Rai, Thailand, in this still image taken from a July 3, 2018 video by Thai Navy Seal.
The boys, aged 12-16, were the first to be extracted on Sunday and Monday, while the final four and their coach spent a 17th night inside.
"They (all the boys) will have to stay in the hospital for one week to wait for their results and to see if anything changes", he said.
Rescuers working at a cave site in northern Thailand have suspended operations for the day after bringing four more boys out of the flooded cave system on Monday.
The boys and their soccer coach as they were found in a dark, partially flooded cave, in Mae Sai, on July 2 after 10 days totally cut off from the outside world.
The boys and their coach, all from the "Wild Boars" soccer team, became trapped by rainy season floodwater on June 23rd when they had set out to explore the vast cave complex after soccer practice. "Everyone is in high spirits and are happy to get out". After a long and unsafe rescue effort, the last members of the group were brought to safety today (July 10).
There are concerns they may have consumed contaminated water, while bird or bat droppings could cause infections.
President Donald Trump joined those paying tribute to the rescuers.
According to Reuters, the children - they have low body temperatures and two have lung infections -will remain quarantined in a hospital for the next week to undergo testing.
Over the next three days, the boys were brought out in groups: four on the first day, four on the second and four, plus their coach, on Tuesday.
Simmee Oupra has volunteered as a translator for the past 10 days at the press centre near the cave where 12 young boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for nearly three weeks.
They were brought to the surface by a daisy chain of divers who guided them through 4km of narrow, murky water-filled passages.
Scott, who's married to a Thai woman and spends three months a year in Thailand, said they are not pressing people over the interviews. "Such a attractive moment - all freed, great job!" he wrote.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected".