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[ANDEON] – Child hospitalised after non-fatal drowning.

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A boy, believed to be 2-years-old, has been hospitalised following a non-fatal drowning at a residence in Andeon, Pretoria.

ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene to find the boy lying next to the pool. Family members had already initiated CPR interventions.

Medics assessed the patient and found that he showed no signs of life.

CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to revive the patient.

Fortunately, after a few minutes, the boy’s vital signs returned and he was transported to Kalafong Provincial Hospital for further care.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known.

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