Puerto Rico cites storm death toll of 1,427 in damage report

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Mail Online—SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico is estimating in a report to Congress that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, though an island official...

Puerto Rico report shows death toll estimates jumped to 1,427 from the official count of 64. In a report sent to Congress on Wednesday, the Puerto Rican government noted that the death toll was severely underestimated in initial reports. The New York Times first covered the report on Thursday. "On June 13, the Government of Puerto Rico revealed that there were 1,427 ...