42 new coronavirus cases in Singapore; 3 cases form new cluster in Yishun bridal salon

A new cluster involving three people at a bridal salon in Yishun Industrial Street, The Wedding Brocade, was identified.
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SINGAPORE - A new cluster involving three people at a bridal salon in Yishun Industrial Street, The Wedding Brocade, was identified on Sunday (March 29), as the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 42 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Singapore.

There are now 844 cases in Singapore. Among the new cases, 24 are imported and 18 are local cases who have no recent travel history abroad.

The 24 imported cases had travel history to Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asean and other parts of Asia.

Singapore also reported its third coronavirus death on Sunday. Mr Chung Ah Lay, 70, who was Case 109, died from complications due to Covid-19 infection at 12.12pm on Sunday. He had a history of hypertension and high cholesterol, and had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.

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