[Updated] A 3-year-old boy is listed in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit of KEMH after being pulled from the water at Admiralty House this afternoon [Aug 12]. It is understood the toddler was at the beach with his parents, who are visitors to the island.
Police spokesman Dwayne Caines said: “At approximately 3:40pm on Sunday police and first responders were dispatched to the Admiralty House Beach to a medical emergency involving a 3 year old child.
“It appears that the child was taken out of the water after almost drowning from swallowing sea water. The child was breathing however he was transported to KEMH for further treatment and presently is in the ICU where he is listed in stable condition.”
Update 6.32pm: Mr Caines has also said the police extend their thanks to the member of the public who administered life saving CPR to the little boy.
Update Aug 13: As of 7am this morning, the little boy remains listed in stable condition in the ICU.
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