The Star Tribune reports 51 children have died at licensed child-care facilities over the past five years. During the previous five years there were 24 deaths. The majority of fatalities over the past decade happened at private home based daycare settings, including six deaths already this year. Officials are trying to figure out why.
Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, September 24
Three more deaths are included, but the main focus of the report is a new method for reporting hospitalizations.