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CORONAVIRUS: Governor orders flags to half-staff as statewide death toll surpasses 3,000 KVOE News File Photo

For the third time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Laura Kelly is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff.

The Governor is ordering the lowering of flags to honor the now more than 3,000 Kansans who have lost their lives to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news release Governor Kelly says, "My administration remains committed to fighting the further spread of COVID-19 and I know Kansans will do their part to protect their neighbors and loved ones."

Flags will remain at half-staff from sunup to sundown Thursday. The current death toll across the state now stands at 3,027 as of Wednesday.

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Last modified on Thursday, 07 January 2021 05:33