US flags to be lowered to half-mast to commemorate half a million Covid-19 deaths

The Hindu Business Line | Feb 23, 2021 at 6:31 AM
  • United States President Joe Biden has passed an order to lower all flags on US federal buildings to half-mast in order to commemorate the lives lost to the Covid-19 in the country.
  • This follows the US surpassing half a million deaths due to the novel coronavirus.
  • The US crossed the half a million mark a month after it recorded 4,00,000 deaths in mid-January.