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.
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Flags lowered to half-staff at Atlanta City Hall in honor of all who have lost their lives to Covid-19. They will remain lowered until we flatten the curve. Thank you @DLHughleyRadio for raising the consciousness of this needed act. pic.twitter.com/Q7BNuijRFlREAD MORE: Wanted For Homicide, Florida Man Leads Deputies On Chase, Breaks Into Home Before Placed Under Arrest
— Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) May 8, 2020
Bottoms said the flags will remain lowered until the city has flattened the curve.