Following the direction of President Trump, Governor Ron DeSantis has directed that all U.S and Florida flags be flown at half-staff at all local and state buildings to honor those who died from the coronavirus.
This also includes installations and grounds throughout the state of Florida.
Gov.DeSantis gave the official order on Friday afternoon.
Under the direction of President @realDonaldTrump, I have directed all Florida and United States flags to be flown at half-staff until Sunday May 24 in honor of the victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic. See the President’s Proclamation here – https://t.co/WhXp44UYW1— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) May 22, 2020
The order states that the flags will be flown until sunset on Sunday, May 24, 2020.
On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced on social media that he will order flags at federal buildings and national monuments to fly at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims.