However, the list of the missing has not yet been checked against government records of those still in shelters or who have been evacuated, according to National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) spokesman Carl Smith.
The total may fall as it is cross-checked.
A team of Burnaby firefighters and search dogs who are in the Bahamas to help search for human survivors and bodies in the wake of Hurricane Dorian are finding a lot of abandoned dogs as well - and they've made it their business to make sure they're taken care of. The official number of dead is now 50 but that number is expected to rise significantly.
"As we all know, tourism is the most important industry in the Bahamas and we understand the lifeline it brings to residents across the islands", said Khosa. "We're not going to deny somebody exclusively because they don't have travel documents", Morgan told CNN's John Berman on New Day.
The town was devastated by the hurricane, which flattened shanty towns known as the Mudd and Pigeon Peas.
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After battering the Bahamas for two days, Dorian moved on to the coasts of North and SC on September 5-6. In Marsh Harbour, most of the infrastructure is damaged; "the Mudd" area, mostly inhabited by migrants, many undocumented, has been destroyed, therefore leaving this community in a particularly vulnerable situation.
Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record to make a direct hit on land and packing top sustained winds of 185 miles per hour. "There are many deaths, and many still missing", Minnis said.
"Tourists differ in their resilience to disaster and risk", she said in an email.
"Someone's going to have to come out with something very quickly, a 30-second spot. that says welcome to the Bahamas, we're still open, you can still get flights out of Miami, you can still enjoy yourself", he says.
With a truck on its side behind him, Irvin Russell said he loves "his island" and has to stay to see it rebuilt.