Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Photo: MGN Online

(CNN) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition in a hospital in Pretoria, the president’s office said. Mandela’s condition worsened in the past 24 hours.

Mandela, 94, has been in serious but stable condition since being rushed to a Pretoria hospital June 8 with a recurring lung infection.

Mandela has been in and out of hospitals in recent years. Each episode has sparked renewed health concerns.

He has not appeared in public since South Africa hosted the World Cup in 2010.

Stay with FOX 8 News and for the latest on this story and CLICK HERE for more coverage.

Fox 8 News contributed to this report.