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DeWine orders flags lowered in honor of 500K killed by COVID-19

The U.S. and state flags will be flown at half-staff on all public buildings and grounds throughout the state until sunset Friday.
Ohio and US flags
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COLUMBUS — In remembrance of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died due to COVID-19, including more than 14,000 Ohioans, Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio be flown at half-staff on all public buildings and grounds throughout the state until sunset Friday.

The order was issued today in accordance with the order issued by President Joe Biden.