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Rudy Giuliani reportedly hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19, several people familiar with the matter told ABC News.

Giuliani, 76, was admitted to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington on Sunday. It is unclear when Giuliani tested positive for the virus and his condition is unknown, ABC News reports. President Trump broke the news of Giuliani's diagnosis on Twitter Sunday afternoon, adding, "Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!"

Giuliani is Trump's personal lawyer, and since the election has been traveling across the country in an attempt to overturn the results. On Wednesday, Giuliani attended a Michigan legislative hearing, where he spoke for hours without wearing a mask, and the next day he appeared at a Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

Another attorney for Trump, Jenna Ellis, was with Giuliani on Thursday, and on Friday, she attended a White House Christmas party for senior staffers. Several people with knowledge of the matter told ABC News that Ellis had the coronavirus over the summer. Giuliani's son, Andrew, tested positive for the virus in November.