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Burgum Directs Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Remembrance of 1 Million American Lives Lost to COVID-19

Government and Politics

May 13, 2022

From: North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum

BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden, Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from Friday, May 13, until sunset Monday, May 16, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect and remembrance of the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19.

Flags were already at half-staff on May 12th, as directed by the governor in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.