Listen: Puerto Rico: 1,427 more deaths in the wake of hurricanes
"Nearly. A year after hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico officials say the death toll could top fourteen. Hundred. CBS news correspondent David bag no is there? The death, toll, in Puerto Rico following hurricane Maria maybe twenty times higher than the government's last official toll of sixty four Puerto Rican officials acknowledged in a report to congress that their own data reveals that there were more than fourteen hundred deaths in the four months after the hurricane Normal. David we've always said that the moment is going to be higher detector Piscataway Puerto Rico secretary of public. Safety. Kerry how do you get past the fact? That a, lot, of people watching right now think that the government has lied about the death toll from the beginning all I can say that there is no lie there is no mis- misleading always we said that it most likely will go up Hurricane, Maria tore through Puerto Rico last September becoming the second deadliest"