CNN looked after the news after going into the Monday drain, said Garrith Jamieson, head of Durban Rescue Care.
Basketball and hammer rescue services broke into the drain, Jamieson said. The total operation lasted almost four hours.
After being left and left, the child was flying to the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital for urgent care.
Perform a dramatic video from the moment when the baby was taken safely.
The child, who was found with her polished cord, was believed to be between one and three days of age.
She was named Sibanisethu (our Ray of Light) and Gabriella at residents, the statement said.
"It's really a miracle that this baby was saved. The doctors gave a clean health bill for this child, and it will be transferred to another hospital," said regional health officer Dr. Sibongiseni Dhlomo.