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FACTBOX-1.35 mln without power due Sandy, some outages rise

(Adds data from new report.) NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Power was restored to just under 23,000 eastern U.S. homes and businesses from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday, but outages increased in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania as damaged grids were being repaired after Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Department of Energy data showed. Some 1.35 million homes and businesses in the U.S. Northeast were still without power as of 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT), down from 1.37 million earlier in the day, according to the DOE's Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability. As utilities work to get power restored, some customers need to be taken off part of the grid to make repairs to another part. 23,000 to 756,774, the DOE reported. Seven states still faced outages as of Monday afternoon, down from a peak of 21 states after the storm. The DOE's situation reports can be found on: http://www.oe.netl.doe.gov/namedtevent.aspx?ID=67.

State Customer Outages Outage Pct of Peak Restored Since

Restored vs

Total Customers Outages Peak Monday AM Connecticut 30,608 2% 626,559 595,951 3,260 Maryland 4,155 <1% 311,020 306,865 729 New Jersey 756,774 19% 2,615,291 1,858,517 23,005 New York 492,575 6% 2,097,933 1,605,358 -4,623 Ohio 2,589 <1% 267,323 264,734 -1,485 Pennsylvania 31,114 <1% 1,267,512 1,236,398 -1,796 W. Virginia 33,868 3% 271,765 237,897 3,903 TOTAL 1,351,683 7,457,403 6,105,720 22,993

States with fewer than 1,000 outages were not included in the table.

* Percentage of customers is based on 2010 EIA data.

(Reporting by Jeanine Prezioso; Editing by Richard Chang)