Earlier, at 13:20 on June 10, trawler QNg 96435 TS brought fisherman Nguyen Thanh Danh to Song Tu Tay Island in bad health condition and it was hard for him to breathe.

Moving the patient from the trawler to Song Tu Tay infirmary

Reportedly, the patient had dived to catch seafood at a depth of 30 meters near the island for about 15 minutes. Around 11 hours later, the patient had the above symptoms.

The patient was diagnosed as type II decompression sickness due to deep diving, and he was treated by the islands’ doctors and medical staff.

Fisherman Nguyen Thanh Dan was born in 1968 and from An Vinh commune, Ly Son district, Quang Ngai province. Trawler QNg 96435 TS was captained by Dinh Van Luc (born in 1985) from Tay An Hai, Ly Son, Quang Ngai.

Translated by Minh Anh