Chinese tourist drowns in Fihalhohi Island Resort

Fihalhohi Island Resort. (Photo/

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.