GOOBJOOG NEWS|MOGADISHU: Renown Somali singer Fadumo Ali Nakaruma has died of COVID-19 adding to an increasing number of prominent Somalis who have succumbed to the disease.
Nakaruma who was known for her songs on love and patriotism had been undergoing treatment at the COVID-19 de Martini hospital which is exclusively designated to handle the pandemic.
Among her hits includes Wadani, Jaceyl and Kuwa.
Her death from COVID-19 comes barely a week after famous cleric Sheikh Nur Baruud succumbed to the same disease.
Somalia recorded 15 death Saturday from COVID-19 while 257other people tested positive for the disease.