Alappuzha: Two Keralites from Alappuzha died of COVID-19 in the Gulf on Sunday. With this, the number of Kerlaites died in the Gulf countries rose to 227.
The deceased were identified as C R Vijayakumar, 47, and Sibi Abraham, 50.
Vijayakumar, a native of Sanathanapuram, died in Oman, while Sibi Abraham succumbed to the virus in Kuwait.
Vijayakumar is survived by his wife Sunithakumari and two children, Vineetha and Vishnu.
Abraham, a native of Kadayanickadu, is survived by Betty amd two sons Ruban and Rejin.