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Gov.DeSantis orders flags at local, state buildings to fly at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims

Posted at 4:39 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 17:31:53-04

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.

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.