Sri Lanka reports 1,782 new cases of COVID-19
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,782 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (May 27).
All new cases are associated with the New Year Covid-19 cluster.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country thus far to 174,059.
Presently 28,972 infected patients are being treated at hospitals and treatment centers across the island.
Meanwhile, the number of total recoveries has reached 143,789.