NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has been spending a lot of time with his father, the 82-year-old former governor, who is home from the hospital and in good spirits.

Cuomo told reporters he chatted with his father Thursday morning, saw him Wednesday night and that ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo’s illness is one reason he himself hasn’t gone on tour promoting his recently published book.

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Andrew Cuomo said Thursday his father is “very strong and the doctors are pleased with the progress that he’s making.”

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Cuomo was hospitalized for a heart condition Nov. 5, one day after appearing at a victory party celebrating his son’s re-election, CBS2 reported.

Details have not been disclosed.

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