Puerto Rico death toll rises

Puerto Rico. (WILX) - The death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is now at 45. At least 113 people are still missing.

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Almost 90 percent of people on the island still do not have electricity and almost 50 percent of the island still doesn't have phone service. Over 40 percent of bank branches on the island also remain closed.

Many hospitals on the island are also running low on medicine.

There are over 100 helicopters doing air drops to provide the island with things like water.



 
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