A 75-year-old Japanese tourist has died while snorkelling with her family on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. She was unconscious as she was pulled from the water at Moore Reef yesterday afternoon, and did not respond to CPR. She is the fifth person to die on the Great Barrier Reef since early November.

From the BBC

Japanese tourist dies at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

An elderly Japanese woman has died while snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef, in the fourth tourist death at the Australian attraction in a month.

The 75-year-old was pulled from the water on Tuesday at Moore Reef, about 45km (30 miles) from Cairns.

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From the Cairns Post

Fourth tourist dies on Great Barrier Reef

Last month three tourists, including French nationals Jacques Goron, 76, Danielle Franck, 74, and British diver David Lowe, 60, died at the Reef.

Last week a 69-year-old snorkeller was found unconscious floating in the water at Saxon Reef, about 60km northeast of Cairns.

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