Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday afternoon that more than 1.1 million electric customers had lost power because of Hurricane Ian — and the number is expected to grow.

Hurricane Ian Confirmed Deaths In Florida Now Stands At 122

Medical examiners had confirmed 122 deaths from Hurricane Ian as of Friday, up from 114 a week earlier, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Medical examiners had confirmed 122 deaths from Hurricane Ian as of Friday, up from 114 a week earlier, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

A news release from the department said 60 of the confirmed deaths were in Lee County, where the Category 4 storm made initial landfall on Sept. 28 before crossing the state.

Charlotte, Collier, and Sarasota counties each had eight confirmed deaths, while Monroe County had seven.

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Volusia County had five, while Hardee and Manatee counties each had four. In all, hurricane-related deaths had been confirmed in 18 counties.

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