An elderly tourist has drowned while swimming at the lagoon of Fihalhohi Island Resort – a resort located in Male’ Atoll.
The tourist has been identified as a 62-year-old Chinese man.
Police confirm the death was reported to the agency at 10:34 am this Monday.
It reports the death is under investigation by the agency.
The latest drowning comes just days after another tourist, a 74-year-old Chinese man died snorkeling at Lily Beach Resort & Spa.
Tourism Ministry has been conducting a nation-wide inspection of tourist properties to review safety measures in order to prevent drownings.