MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The death toll from the 7.2 earthquake that rocked Haiti has soared to 1,297.
In addition to the nearly 1,300 dead, Haiti’s civil protection agency said the number of injured had risen to 2,800.READ MORE: FHP Searching For Men Accused Of Carjacking Good Samaritans
Thousands more are displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.
Survivors in some areas are sheltering in streets or soccer fields with their few salvaged belongings while overloaded hospitals scramble to help those who were injured.READ MORE: US Dept. Of Health: Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Florida Continue To Decline
The devastation could soon worsen with the coming of Grace, which is predicted to reach Haiti on Monday night, bringing the potential for torrential rain, flooding and landslides.
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