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This is how many coronavirus-related deaths experts project in each state into April despite arrival of vaccine

A Russian medical worker prepares a shot of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Thousands of doctors, teachers and others in high-risk groups have signed up for COVID-19 vaccinations in Moscow starting Saturday, a precursor to a sweeping Russia-wide immunization effort. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A Russian medical worker prepares a shot of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Thousands of doctors, teachers and others in high-risk groups have signed up for COVID-19 vaccinations in Moscow starting Saturday, a precursor to a sweeping Russia-wide immunization effort. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

As the first impacts of coronavirus began in the U.S. several months ago, many states have drawn back social distancing measures to reopen their economies.

Since loosening restrictions after the pandemic forced stay-at-home orders across the country, the U.S. has experienced an increase in positive cases and hospitalizations.

Despite the rollout of a vaccine, experts project the country will experience 567,195 virus-related deaths into April.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) projected the U.S. saw its peak in daily coronavirus-related deaths on April 15. On that day, the number was 32,146.

IHME previously projected the nation will suffer a total of 317,312 deaths related to COVID-19 by Dec. 1, 389,087 by New Year’s Day, 399,163 by Feb. 1 then 470,974 by March 1.

Projections are based on states’ easing scenarios, current masks mandates and vaccine distribution.

Here are state-by-state projections for COVID-19 related deaths by April 1, 2021:

Alabama

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,301

Current projection: 7,457

Alaska

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 447

Current projection: 472

Arizona

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 14,142

Current projection: 15,637

Arkansas

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 4,313

Current projection: 5,934

California

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 68,538

Current projection: 70,837

Colorado

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,623

Current projection: 8,623

Connecticut

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,318

Current projection: 8,078

Delaware

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 1,434

Current projection: 1,439

Florida

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 32,582

Current projection: 32,680

Georgia

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 16,529

Current projection: 16,529

Hawaii

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 710

Current projection: 649

Idaho

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,691

Current projection: 2,555

Illinois

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 28,164

Current projection: 26,440

Indiana

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 12,076

Current projection: 11,959

Iowa

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 4,349

Current projection: 4,349

Kansas

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 5,735

Current projection: 5,183

Kentucky

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 4,831

Current projection: 4,675

Louisiana

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 9,725

Current projection: 9,912

Maine

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 1,017

Current projection: 1,038

Maryland

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 9,965

Current projection: 10,027

Massachusetts

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 16,644

Current projection: 16,594

Michigan

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 19,838

Current projection: 18,857

Minnesota

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,380

Current projection: 7,953

Mississippi

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 6,735

Current projection: 7,028

Missouri

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,613

Current projection: 9,066

Montana

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 1,430

Current projection: 1,400

Nebraska

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,947

Current projection: 2,830

Nevada

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 5,454

Current projection: 5,554

New Hampshire

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,672

Current projection: 2,110

New Jersey

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 24,708

Current projection: 24,958

New Mexico

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 4,255

Current projection: 4,527

New York

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 50,826

Current projection: 51,514

North Carolina

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 12,961

Current projection: 12,679

North Dakota

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 1,863

Current projection: 1,929

Ohio

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 15,862

Current projection: 15,538

Oklahoma

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 4,245

Current projection: 4,345

Oregon

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 5,539

Current projection: 5,011

Pennsylvania

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 30,920

Current projection: 30,379

Rhode Island

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,814

Current projection: 2,860

South Carolina

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 7,843

Current projection: 7,808

South Dakota

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,022

Current projection: 1,860

Tennessee

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 11,370

Current projection: 13,936

Texas

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 38,634

Current projection: 39,673

Utah

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 2,745

Current projection: 2,803

Vermont

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 293

Current projection: 319

Virginia

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 9,503

Current projection: 10,382

Washington

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 6,844

Current projection: 8,048

West Virginia

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 3,096

Current projection: 3,165

Wisconsin

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 8,389

Current projection: 7,764

Wyoming

COVID-19 deaths previously projected: 681

Current projection: 728


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