ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has ordered flags at all city buildings lowered to half-staff out of respect for those who have died as a result of the coronavirus.

In a Twitter post, Bottoms credited The DL Hughley Show for bringing the issue to light.

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Bottoms said the flags will remain lowered until the city has flattened the curve.