TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all flags in New Jersey to fly at half staff until sundown Friday in honor of the 500, 000 Americans lost during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The order follows President Joe Biden's proclamation on Monday ordering all flags on federal property to be flown at half staff.
There have been 20,689 COVID-19 deaths in NJ. Locally, Piscataway is mourning 65 residents lost to the pandemic.
"May we mourn, may we remember, may we heal" stated Murphy.