If COVID isn’t a national tragedy, what is? Sun, 07/19/2020 - 12:00am “My fellow Americans, I am today ordering that Monday, August 3, shall be a national day of mourning. All of us should take time on that day to honor the memories of more than 134,000 souls taken by COVID-19. Flags will be lowered to half staff.” - Donald J. Trump,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about If COVID isn’t a national tragedy, what is?