Hurricane Ida death toll rises to 44 with more nursing home deaths in Louisiana

Hurricane Ida’s death toll rose on Saturday, nearly a week after making landfall in Louisiana, with two more evacuated nursing home residents among the confirmed dead, authorities said.Northeastern states started the Labour Day holiday weekend digging through debris left by the deadly deluge that killed more than 44 people and caused public transport in New York City to grind to a halt, with operators promising to restore some lines before the start of the work week on Tuesday.The loss of life…