Officials in Florida were determining the full extent of Hurricane Ian's damage.

Over the weekend, the official death toll rose to 58,

and it is anticipated that the number will continue to grow further in the coming days.

42 of the fatalities—the great majority—occurred in Lee County, a severely affected area in southwest Florida.

On Wednesday, the hurricane, which was a Category 4 storm

Made landfall close to Fort Myers in Lee County.

The areas where they would need to go to restore part of the electrical lines

Are still flooded, according to DeSantis.

More than 1,600 people were saved as a consequence of the storm's massive rescue operation

which saw the Florida National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard deploy helicopters on barrier islands to look for trapped people.