Minnesota is among the states with the highest number of reported fatal child pool/spa drownings in 2021 with seven. Niki Flannagan is with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:

“Drowning is the cause of unintentional death among children ages one-to-four and the number two cause among children ages 5-14.”

Minnesota ranks after Texas (38), Arizona (31), and Florida (25), tied with Pennsylvania (7).