Former President George H. W. Bush is out of the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital, according to a spokesperson.
The 41st president was admitted to the hospital on Sunday morning with an infection that had spread to his blood. He was admitted just hours after the funeral for his wife, Barbara Bush.
A statement Wednesday said the former president was alert and talking to hospital staff, friends and family. Bush's son Jeb said his father is expected to be released from the hospital on Friday.