HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Former President George H.W. Bush will remain at Houston Methodist Hospital Thursday evening after he was diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia, according to a family spokesman.READ MORE: 'You Have Demonized Our Kids': Little Elm High School Parents Lecture School Board Over Police Handling Of Student Walkout
Bush was admitted to the hospital Friday, April 14 for observation due to a persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper rest.READ MORE: Some Families Of Astroworld Crowd Surge Victims Turn Down Travis Scott's Offer To Pay For Funerals
According to a statement Wednesday, the former president was in high spirits and remained in the hospital until he could regain his strength.MORE NEWS: New Texas Rules Requiring Oil And Gas Producers To Winterize Not In Time For This Winter
Bush and his wife Barbara were previously admitted to the hospital in January due to pneumonia.