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Indiana and Kentucky Governor directing flags to Half-Staff thru Monday at Sunset

Proclamation from the White House

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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags in the State of Indiana to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19.

Per President Biden's order, flags should be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Monday, May 16. Gov. Holcomb is asking businesses and residents in Indiana to lower their flags.

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                                                       OFFICE OF GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2022) – In accordance with a proclamation from the White House, Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately and remain so until sunset on Monday, May 16, to mark the tragic milestone of 1,000,000 American lives lost to COVID-19.

The Governor noted that more than 15,700 Kentuckians have been lost to the virus, remarking that “all people are unique and irreplaceable children of God, and all those we have lost deserved more time on this Earth, more time with their families.”

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