Iowa governor orders flags lowered to honor lives lost to coronavirus

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DES MOINES, IOWA — Governor Kim Reynolds on Tuesday asked that all flags in Iowa be lowered to half-staff until Friday evening in honor of the half million lives lost to COVID-19 in America. Reynolds’ order comes one day after President Joe Biden requested that the American flag be lowered in honor of those lost to the pandemic.

All Americans are asked to lower flags until sunset on Friday, February 26th.

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