Governor announces flag order in honor of those who have died at the hands of COVID-19
The order is to last through sunset on February 26
(WDBJ) - Governor Ralph Northam announced a flag order Monday for all United States and Virginia flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those who have died from COVID-19.
The move is in accordance with a proclamation from the White House to honor the 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19.
According to Northam, there are 7,486 Virginians accounted for within that number.
The order is to last through sunset February 26.
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