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Flags to fly at half-staff to honor COVID victims

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Posted at 9:29 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 22:29:35-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - In accordance with a proclamation from the White House, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that all U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half-staff to honor coronavirus victims.

Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on February 26, 2021.

As of Monday, more than half a million people in the U.S. have died of the coronavirus.

At least 28 million Americans are confirmed to have contracted the virus.

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