Tonight, May 4th –Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted “President George Bush discharged from Methodist Hospital after treatment for infection. His doctors report he is going well and is happy to return home.”
On Wednesday, May 2, Jim McGrath, Bush spokesman tweeted “President George H.W. Bush will remain at Methodist Hospital today as he continues to regain strength. His doctors are very pleased with his progress.” The former president has been in the hospital for more than week to recover from an infection.
On Monday, April 29th, Jim McGrath, Bush spokesman tweeted “President George H.W. Bush will remain in Methodist Hospital to continue regaining strength. 41 is in great spirits and is looking forward to going home soon.” The former president has been hospitalized for a week.
On April 27, 2018, McGrath tweeted “Former President George HW Bush will remain in Methodist Hospital through the weekend to continue his recovery and regaining strength. 41 is in excellent spirits, and is looking forward to resuming his schedule and going to Maine next month.”
On Wednesday, Bush was moved out of Intensive Care and moved to a patient room. The 41st president is reported to be alert and talking with hospital staff, family and visitors.
George H.W. Bush, 93-years-old, was hospitalized last Sunday, a day after his wife and former First Lady Barbara Bush’s funeral. He was in Intensive Care to be treated for sepsis, a blood infection.
Photos Courtesy: Jim McGrath, Office of George H.W. Bush
Through his spokesman, the former president thanked everyone for their prayers and good wishes. Bush also wanted to assure everyone he feels good and more focused on the Houston Rockets playoff games with the Minnesota Timberwolves than his illness.
Below is the April 25th update on Twitter: