HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP)A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush will remain hospitalized through the weekend as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife’s funeral.

Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on April 22 and was moved from the intensive care unit to a regular patient room three days later. He’s being treated for an infection that spread to his blood.

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Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Friday that the 93-year-old Bush “is in excellent spirits” and is looking forward to resuming his schedule and traveling next month to his family’s home in Maine, where he usually spends the summers.

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H.W. Bush uses a wheelchair and an electric scooter for mobility after developing a form of Parkinson’s disease and has needed hospital treatment several times in recent years.

He was hospitalized after attending the funeral and burial of his 92-year-old wife, Barbara, who died on April 17 at their Houston home.

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