MEDIA STATEMENT BY NETCARE 911:
KwaZulu-Natal: At 07H40 Thursday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning just off Margate North Beach.
Reports from the scene indicate that an adult female believed to be in her thirties was rescued by Lifeguards who pulled her to shore.
On noticing the patient was not breathing and unresponsive the Lifeguards started CPR.
Netcare 911 responded and once arrived on scene started a full advanced life support resuscitation.
Sadly patients condition deteriorated rapidly and was declared deceased on the scene.
Circumstances leading up to the drowning will be investigated by the SAPS who were on scene.