According to his spokesperson, former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday night to be treated for an infection not related to Covid.
Angel Urena, Clinton's spokesperson, said Tuesday night that Clinton was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center in California.
Urena stated that "He is well, is in good spirits, is extremely grateful to the nurses, doctors and staff who provided him with excellent care."
Clinton's doctors stated in a joint statement, that Clinton was admitted to the hospital "close monitoring". They also administered IV fluids and antibiotics.
His doctors Lisa Bardack and Alpesh Amin said that he will remain at the hospital to be monitored. His white blood count has declined over the past two days and he is responding well to antibiotics.
They stated that the California-based medical team was in constant communication with President Obama's New York-based team including his cardiologist.
They stated that they hoped to have him return home "as soon as possible".
Clinton, 75, has a history of heart disease. According to NBC News, he had a quadruple bypass operation in 2004 to clear severely clogged arteries. He had a second heart procedure in 2010 to insert two stents into a coronary artery.