The state's gas supplies were severely disrupted before and during the storm as ports were closed, cutting Florida off from waterborne deliveries the state relies on.
The eight elderly patients who died at a Broward County nursing home have not yet been included in the death toll. Lee County had the second-highest total, with about 267,000, the state numbers show.
Florida Power & Light Company said Thursday that power had been restored to 97 percent of high-priority critical infrastructure, including all hospitals, emergency operations centers, air and seaports, correctional facilities and active military installations in its service area.
Meanwhile, recovery efforts from Irma continue across the state.
Hurricane Max hits southern Mexico coast
Max was swirling in the eastern Pacific about 55 miles southwest of Acapulco and expected to make landfall Thursday afternoon. The storm had winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph) and was moving north at 5 miles per hour (7 kph).
Florida's second biggest power company, Duke, serving the northern and central parts of the state, said it still had about 1.2 million outages Tuesday morning, according to the company's website, while Duke's outages in North and SC climbed to about 160,000. That number is almost a million fewer than Thursday morning. On Monday, when Florida was at the height of the power outages, 6.7 million accounts were impacted. But those hoping to get their money back from Florida Power and Light are out of luck.
About 150 of Florida's almost 700 nursing facilities do not have power restored, according to the Florida Health Care Association, an advocacy group representing facilities statewide.
More than 10,000 remain in over 100 shelters across the state. Crews are still working to restore power for the remaining 28 percent of customers impacted by the storm. Officials are holding daily calls with those facilities to make sure they have everything they need to care for their residents.
Irma rampaged through the Caribbean, devastating several islands and raking the northern shore of Cuba last week before barreling into the Florida Keys island chain on Sunday with sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour (215 km/h).
The 28-year-old Sampha Sisay is a British singer, songwriter and record producer from Morden, South London. 'I feel like I'm dreaming a little bit, this is incredible, thank you guys so much, ' he said.
Welcome along to the Clunker Bowl as the Texans and Bengals attempt to bounce back from thoroughly miserable displays in week one. It worries me that Foreman will seemingly get more carries as the season goes on but for this week he should be relatively fine.
The former Kiwi all-rounder expected more worldwide teams to travel to Pakistan if proper security arrangements are kept in place. The landmark Independence Cup series between Pakistan and World XI ended with the hosts winning the three-T20I contests by 2-1.
Beh and Shahnaz forward posts", a police officer said. "We hope that this doesn't escalate further", they said. Panic gripped border residents living in villages close to the global border after the cross-border firing.
A computer screen in mission control displays mission elapsed time for Cassini minutes after the end of mission. The spacecraft tumbled out of control while plummeting at more than 76,000 miles per hour (122,000 kph).
In total, 15% of men and 34% of women surveyed said they had lost interest in sex for three months or more in the previous year. Everyone knows that keeping the spark alive can quickly turn into an uphill battle as your relationship becomes more serious.
He apparently attended a meeting with Michael Flynn, Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and strategist Steve Bannon in December. Obama attempted to wiretap New York City's Trump Tower building during and after last year's presidential campaign.
He also posted the album's official artwork, which gives us a super up-close-and-personal look at those baby blues. Horan is now embarking on a series of intimate live dates, what he's called the " Flicker Sessions" tour.
Iraqi lawmakers authorized Abadi this week to "take all measures" to preserve national unity before the independence referendum. Kirkuk is home to sizeable Arab and Turkmen populations and is outside the KRG official boundaries.
BP Extends Monumental Azeri Oil Field Contract Until 2050
Overall, the terms of the new contract reflect the growing financial and technological potential of Azerbaijan and SOCAR. The project participants are BP (35.78%), Chevron (11.27%), ExxonMobil (8%), ONGC (2.72%), SOCAR (11.65%), Inpex Corp.
Fergie and Josh Duhamel Split After 8 Years of Marriage
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Oracle Corp. Reports 14% Gain In Q1 Earnings
The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $219.05B. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. grew its holdings in shares of Oracle Corporation by 21.4% in the 1st quarter.