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Model projects nearly 400k deaths by february a coronavirus model..
Says covid-19 deaths will get three times worse..than they already are.
The institute for health metrics and evaluation's latest revision is forecasting 399- thousand deaths in the u-s by february first.
The model also says by january, daily death..
Will be three times more than it is right now.
And meanwhile--- the u-s is reporting the most new covid-19 in a single day since the pandemic began and the college sports world continues to be impacted -- as a star quarterback announces he's tested positive.
Mandy gaither has the latest.
### l3: coronavirus outbreak white u.s. cases break another record star quarterback tests positive l3: coronavirus white u.s. cases break another record star quarterback tests positive l3: coronavirus u.s. cases break another record star quarterback tests positive in the fight against covid-19 -- it's gone from bad to worse.
Dr. jeffrey gold/"no question as we look at the map, it is extremely red."
Thursday marked the most new covid cases reported in a single day in the u-s since the pandemic began.
Dr. jeffrey gold/"we can spend a lot of time lamenting what may have caused that, whether it's change in weather, back to school, high school and college sports, whether it's pandemic fatigue, but whatever it is, we need to continue to deal with it."
Among the new cases -- clemson quarterback trevor lawrence -- the heisman hopeful -- helped lead the movement to get college football players back on the field -- lawrence said this on tuesday.
Trevor lawrence, clemson quarterback/from tuesday/"we know that at some point in the year it's more likely than not that that's going to happen to somebody on our team - just how this virus is and how fast it spreads."
On thursday -- lawrence tweeted -- "i have tested positive for covid-19 and my symptoms have been relatively mild -- while i'm following the protocol from clemson and the acc.
The only thing that hurts is missing an opportunity to be with my teammates this weekend and play the game i love."
Deaths from the virus are still high and the centers for disease control and prevention forecast the death toll from covid-19 could reach as high as 256,000 just before thanksgiving.
I'm mandy gaither reporting.