NASSAU, Bahamas — The Bahamian authorities now believes 1,300 people today are missing right after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp drop from the two,500 detailed on its registry a day previously, a authorities spokesman stated on Thursday.
“The number of people today registered lacking with the Bahamas authorities is heading down everyday,” claimed Carl Smith, a spokesman for the Bahamian Nationwide Crisis Administration Agency.
The rely is falling as the govt cross-references the names of persons claimed lacking with people who have sought shelter or been evacuated from the islands.
On Wednesday, when the Bahamas Nationwide Crisis Administration Company released its 1st checklist, governing administration officers cautioned that they had yet to begin cross-referencing.
The formal loss of life rely stands at 50, but Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis explained on Wednesday that he envisioned that quantity to appreciably increase.