New Delhi, May 20 -- Karnataka confirmed 67 covid-19 positive cases in the state that takes the total to 1462.

A 43-year old male with from Bengaluru with travel history to Tamil Nadu succumbed to the disease that takes the total number of fatalities to 41 in the state, according to the daily bulletin of the Karnataka health department.

The sudden spurt in covid-19 positive cases in Karnataka has been attributed to entry of people from other states into Karnataka, especially Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

The 67 covid-19 cases recorded on Wednesday include 21 from Hassan, 10 from Bidar, eight from Bidar, seven in Kalaburagi, six in Udupi and four in Bengaluru.

Tumkuru, Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada recorded cases as well....