23 May 2020

US Flag Lowers To Half In Respect Of Americans Who Died Due To COVID-19: Toll Touches 1 Lakh

As the death toll reaches 1 lakh in America US President Donald Trump orders US Flag to be lowered to half for three days in honour of the victims who have lost their lives due to covid-19 pandemic.

The announcement came when the US death toll reaches 1 Lakh.  This gesture of the country is with respect to the innocent Americans who have lost their lives in this dreaded disease.

This has been done and had a followed call by the Democrats to lower the flag when it had reached the grim number.

Trump in hisbtweet has said that," I'll be lowering the flags on all federal  buildings and national monuments to half staff over the next three days in memory of the fellow Americans who have lost their lives due to coronavirus."

There are an average of 1300 deaths per day this week in US.

House Speaker Nancy Palosi has said that," Our hearts are broken by this great loss."

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