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Puerto Rico just quietly conceded that Hurricane Maria killed over 1,300

Puerto Rico just quietly conceded that Hurricane Maria killed over 1,300 more people than it originally estimated

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Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year, and not just the 64 in a previous official death toll.

That quiet acknowledgement came in a report submitted to Congress requesting $139 billion in federal aid to rebuild the country’s infrastructure

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