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Famous Somali comedian Sooran Ismail dies while battling COVID-19
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Famous Somali comedian Sooran Ismail dies while battling COVID-19

Famous Somali comedian Sooran Ismail Sugulle has diedof complications from Covid-19 on Wednesday. Sooran was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at a hospital in Burao town in the breakaway region of Somaliland last week according to relatives. Somali Premier Mohamed Hussein Roble sent his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sooran. ''May God have mercy on the great actor Sooraan Sugulle who was one of the actors who contributed a lot to the awareness of the Somali community and his art and stories were very moving,'' PM Roble said in Twitter post. As of 23rd May Somalia reported 9 infections raising the total number of cases in the Horn of the African nation to 14,632. 23 people recovered from the virus pushing the number of recoveries to 6,685 while fatalities still stand at 767.