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Rudy Giuliani listens to Detroit poll worker Jessy Jacob during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on Dec. 2 in Lansing, Mich. Photo: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said on the WABC radio show Tuesday that he is "doing fine" after being admitted to the hospital following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis on Sunday, noting he has a small cough but no fever.

Why it matters: Giuliani had been traveling the country and meeting with lawmakers, as part of the Trump legal team's push to overturn the results of the election. He has often been seen not wearing a mask at these events.

  • Giuliani most recently spoke — without a mask — before Michigan lawmakers last Wednesday.
  • The Arizona state legislature said it would close on Monday after Republican lawmakers spent more than 10 hours with Giuliani — again maskless and not socially distancing — during another election hearing last week.

What they're saying: Giuliani tweeted Sunday night that he's "getting great care and feeling good," hours after Trump announced the 76-year-old former mayor of New York City had tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Giuliani thanked his friends and followers "for all the prayers and kind wishes," adding: "Recovering quickly and keeping up with everything."
  • He said Tuesday that he had taken remdesivir and dexamethasone, a synthetic steroid, during his coronavirus treatment. Both drugs have been found to be helpful for people who are hospitalized with advanced disease.

Flashback: His son, Andrew Giuliani, a White House staffer, tweeted Nov. 20 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

  • Giuliani is one of dozens of members of Trump's orbit, including the president himself, who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Editor's note: This article has been updated with Giuliani's comments.

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Jan 26, 2021 - Health

U.K. surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

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The U.K. on Tuesday surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths almost a year after the first two cases were reported in the country, according to government figures.

Why it matters: It is the first European country and fifth country in the world to reach the threshold. The country reported 100,162 deaths on Tuesday.

Scammers have stolen over $130 million in coronavirus-related schemes

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Over 100,000 Americans have collectively reported roughly $132 million in fraud losses from scams related to the coronavirus and government stimulus checks since the March start of the pandemic, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Why it matters: Coronavirus-related fraud complaints peaked in May when the IRS began sending its first round of stimulus checks. Congress recently proposed a second round of stimulus.

AAPI leaders praise order on discrimination but say Biden needs to do more to "prioritize" community

President Biden on the left. Rep. Judy Chu on the right. Photos: Doug Mills-Pool (left) and Paul Morigi/WireImage for The Recording Academy (right) via Getty

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) lawmakers, community organizers and advocacy groups commended President Biden's Tuesday order directing an examination of anti-Asian bias and discrimination, but pushed the administration to commit to stronger action.

Why it matters: Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged since the pandemic began, reaching more than 2,500 in August according to Stop AAPI Hate, an initiative that tracks anti-AAPI racism.

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