NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will stay in the hospital for a few more days after being diagnosed with pneumonia, his spokesman said Wednesday.
Doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital are treating Koch with antibiotics, CBS 2 reported.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Spokesman George Arzt said he was having lunch with the former mayor on Tuesday when Koch said he didn’t feel well.
This is the second hospitalization for the former mayor, who turns 88 on Dec. 12, in three months.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
The three-term mayor has had previous health issues, including a stroke, a heart attack and quadruple bypass surgery.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
Koch served as mayor from 1978 to 1989.