ORANGE (CBS News) — Former President Clinton is currently in the hospital with a non-COVID-related infection, his spokesperson Angel Ureña said.
Mr. Clinton, 75, was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday, the statement said. He is now “on the mend” and “in good spirits.”READ MORE: FBI Gang Enforcement Operations Lead to Charges in 2 Attempted Homicides in East Bay
Word of the hospitalization was first made public in a tweet by Ureña Thursday evening.
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Statement, from me, on President Clinton pic.twitter.com/Jbfl4evpcF
— Angel Ureña (@angelurena) October 15, 2021
His physicians said in a statement that Mr. Clinton had been diagnosed with an infection and was administered “IV antibiotics and fluid.” After two days of treatment, his white blood cell count is “trending down” and he is “responding to antibiotics well.” He remains hospitalized for “continuous monitoring.”MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Armed Standoff In San Jose Neighborhood