On This Day

June 22, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Brazil becomes second country to pass 50,000 deaths (officially) with states of Amazonas, Pará, Ceará, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro most effected.
  • Japanese supercomputer Fugaku in Kobe by Riken institute wins world contest to be the fastest
  • New York City, once the epicentre of the pandemic in America, begins stage 2 of re-opening, allowing outdoor dinning and some in-store shopping
  • US government data shows African Americans four times more likely than whites to be hospitalized for coronavirus COVID-19 highlighting racial disparities for the pandemic