The system that was Hurricane Michael is now a strong North Atlantic low-pressure system speeding toward Europe.
Some fear the toll can only rise as rescue teams get around storm debris blocking roads and reach isolated areas.
Trees were stripped to stalks, roofs were shredded, trucks toppled and boats pushed into buildings.
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Centre in hard-hit Panama City, 32km northwest of Mexico Beach, was treating some of the injured.
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At Jinks Middle School in Panama City, the storm peeled back part of the gym roof and tore off one wall, leaving the wooden floor covered in water.
Almost 950,000 homes and businesses were without power in Florida, Alabama, the Carolinas and Georgia on yesterday.
CNN journalist Brooke Baldwin was left aghast at what little was left of Mexico Beach, Florida, as she viewed from a helicopter the devastation of the Florida Panhandle from Hurricane Michael, the third-most powerful hurricane to hit the US mainland in recorded history. An 11-year-old girl in Georgia also died when Michael's winds picked up a carport and dropped it through the roof of her grandparents' home.
A Florida man was killed when a tree crashed through his home in Greensboro and trapped him, according to Gadsden County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anglie Hightower.
Many across Hampton Roads were impacted by now post-tropical storm Michael, which was a tropical storm when it crossed over Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina on Thursday. A downgraded Michael spread high winds, rains and flash flooding in Virginia and caused five suspected tornadoes.