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The Puerto Rico recovery, by the numbers

Victims of Hurricane Maria carry supplies brought to them via helicopter. Photo: Ramon Espinosa / AP

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island is still very much in crisis mode. 85% of PR is still without power, more than 40% is still without potable water, and roughly one in four grocery stores are still closed.

The official death toll has remained at 36, but the actual number is expected to be much higher, with uncounted bodies being found in places that still have no way to communicate.