Richards Bay near drowning

The Richards Bay KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health EMS/AMS emergency helicopter was dispatched to a hot response at Sodwana Bay for a near drowning during the Easter Weekend. It was reported that a spear fisherman had blacked out under water and was pulled into the boat by his friends who accompanied him during his expedition and immediately started CPR. The patient was successfully revived and after full assessment and stabilisation was airlifted in a stable condition to Ngwelezana Hospital.