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Mandela Slightly Improved

Updated: Wednesday, July 24 2013, 09:52 AM EDT

Pretoria, S. Africa - Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains gravely ill, though his condition improved slightly overnight.
The 94-year-old national icon is still in critical condition.

He is now in his 21st day in a Pretoria hospital fighting a recurring lung infection.

Hundreds of family members and friends continue to gather outside the hospital.

Mandela's oldest daughter said her father's long-term prognosis doesn’t look good.

Mandela Slightly Improved

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