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This Week With The Crimson Tide, Updated Coronavirus Numbers for Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Both Tuscaloosa and Alabama are among the nation's hot spots in new confirmed cases of the coronavirus

We’re a week into June and here are the latest figures on the coronavirus pandemic as of Sunday afternoon:

Worldwide: 7.76 million confirmed cases; 427,630 deaths

(Last week: 6.96 million, 401,000)

(May 31: 6.05 million, 369,000)

(May 24: 5.4 million, 345,000)

United States: 2.1 million confirmed cases; 116,000 deaths

(Last week: 1.97 million; 112,000)

(May 31: 1.8 million; 105,000)

(May 24: 1.68 million; 98,000)

Alabama: 25,235 confirmed cases; 768 deaths

(Last week: 20,166, 688)

(May 31: 17,359, 618)

(May 24: 14,478, 551)

Tuscaloosa: 1,291 confirmed cases; 25 deaths

(Last week: 918, 18)

(May 31: 738, 14)

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(May 24: 505, 14)

This week at BamaCentral we’ll have a daily feature regarding Crimson Tide sports, in addition to our regular items. The Alabama SI Cover Tournament will wrap up the second round, completing the field for the Sweet 16. We’ll also continue to bring you both the Daily Dose of Crimson Tide and the best of Sports Illustrated.

Our lineup will include:


• The Beatless Beat Writer Blog by Joey Blackwell


• Cary Clark’s Greatest Alabama Games

• Another Postcard from Tuscaloosa


• The All Things Bama Podcast by Tyler Martin

• Crimson Corner by Joey Blackwell


• Throwback Thursday

• Christopher Walsh’s Just A Minute commentary


• The Recruiting Corner and Another All Things Bama podcast by Tyler Martin

Thanks for being here at BamaCentral, your Sports Illustrated home for Crimson Tide athletics.