(Reuters) - Former President George H.W. Bush's condition has improved enough for him to be moved out of the intensive care unit and into a regular patient room at the Houston hospital where he has been receiving treatment, a spokesman said on Saturday.
Bush, 88, entered Methodist Hospital on November 23 with bronchitis. He was sent to intensive care last Sunday after setbacks including a persistent fever.
"The Bushes thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes," said a statement from the former president's spokesman.
(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Colleen Jenkins and Peter Cooney)
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