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Governor Youngkin orders flags at half staff in honor of 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19

Flags will remain at half staff until sunset on May 16
Flags will remain at half staff until sunset on May 16(WFSB)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 5:38 PM EDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 8:52 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Youngkin has ordered all Virginia flags to be lowered to half staff in remembrance of the 1 million Americans who lost their lives to COVID-19.

Flags were lowered on May 12 and will remain at half-staff until sunset on May 16.

Youngkin’s order follows President Biden’s similar Presidental Proclamation.

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