With the number of reported claims topping 15,000, estimated insured losses from Hurricane Idalia neared $136 million on Thursday, according to data posted on the state Division of Elections website.
The data showed that insurers had reported 15,444 claims and estimated losses of $135.7 million. That was up from 14,244 reported claims and $120.7 million in estimated losses on Wednesday.
The Thursday data included 10,598 claims for residential property damage, with other types of claims involving such things as auto damage.
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The data also showed 1,098 claims had been closed with payments, while 1,058 had been closed without payments.
The Category 3 hurricane made landfall Aug. 30 in the Keaton Beach area of Taylor County before continuing through parts of North Florida into Georgia.
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