SINGAPORE, March 29 (CNA) - Singapore reported 42 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Mar 29) and a new cluster at a bridal studio.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 844.

Of the new cases, 24 are imported and had travelled to Europe, North America, Middle East, ASEAN and other parts of Asia, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release.

Eight of the new cases are linked to previous cases, while 10 of the new cases currently have no links.

Another 14 patients have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities, the ministry added. In total, 212 people in Singapore have now fully recovered from COVID-19.

Singapore reported its third death from COVID-19 on Sunday afternoon. The patient, a 70-year-old Singaporean with no recent travel history to affected countries and regions, died at 12.12pm.

He had a history of hypertension and hyperlipidaemia, and died after 27 days in the ICU.