Puerto Rico Governor Orders Review Of Death Count After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló on Monday said the deaths related to Hurricane Maria “may be higher” than the official count of 64 and ordered a review of all deaths since the hurricane.

Governor of Puerto Rico_editedRoselló made the order to the Puerto Rico Demographic Registry, which is the island’s vital statistics bureau, and to the Department of Public Safety following investigative media reports on the death toll and after residents claiming deaths of their loved ones were caused by Maria.

Source: NBC News/Suzanne Gamboa

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