Mayor Daniella Levine Cava provides an update on the Surfside building collapse (includes video story)

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava gave an update on the Surfside building collapse at a news conference from the scene this morning. 

“We can tragically report the death count is now four,” Levine Cava announced to the public and the media.

She said that 120 people are now accounted for, but the number of people still unaccounted for has risen to 159.

The search-and-rescue mission for survivors continues.

Click here for our story on family reunification after the collapse.

Click here for an update on the search.


Alejandra Garcia Elcoro is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Media and Journalism at Florida International University. With her passion and dedication, she will report vital stories that will leave an impact on her community.