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DeWine orders flags flown half-staff to honor 500,000 Americans killed by COVID-19

There have been more than 14,000 Ohioans who died from COVID-19.
Credit: WBNS-TV
File photo - Flag flies at half-staff at the Ohio Statehouse (WBNS-10TV)

Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered all U.S. and state flags to be lowered in honor of the 500,000 Americans who died from COVID-19.

There have been more than 14,000 Ohioans who died from COVID-19. 

DeWine's order calls for flags to be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Ohio until sunset on Feb. 26.

This order was issued in accordance with the order issued by the President of the United States of America.