DeSantis provides update on Hurricane Ian efforts

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis discussed Ian's impact in Hardee County. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis provided an update on Hurricane Ian recovery efforts Monday.

He’s held a news conference in Cape Coral alongside state and local officials.

DeSantis said 95% of customers statewide had power. However, he said more than half of residents in Lee and Charlotte counties remained without power.

“This is a massive effort to get the power back on across the state,” he said.

He also provided updates on bridge repairs in southwest Florida.

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