President Trump Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff, As U.S. Mourns Nearly 100,000 Dead

Posted by on May 22, 2020 9:46 am
Categories: US National Stories

U.S. flags will fly at half-staff on federal and military posts through Sunday, as President Trump orders a remembrance of the nearly 100,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. Earlier this month, flags in the hard-hit state of New York flew at half their normal height to honor of those lost to the pandemic.

Flags will be lowered from Friday through Sunday’s sunset, in a show of national mourning and remembrance.

(Image credit: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

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