A tourist visiting Paradise Island Resort, who nearly drowned while out for a swim, has passed away amidst unsuccessful efforts of stabilizing her.
Police stated that the incident was reported to them around 5:07 p.m. on Wednesday.
The victim was a 66-year-old of North Korean nationality.
She was transported to ADK Hospital soon after the incident, where she was given all available treatments to stabilize her, but to no avail.
It is concerning that quite a number of tourists visiting Maldives have fallen victim to drowning during snorkeling, diving or even during a swim.