THE Borders has recorded 140 new cases of coronavirus in the last day, according to new figures.

Scottish Government data was published at 2pm today (February 17).

And the updated statistics show that the Borders has now recorded 20,703 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

There remain 22 people in hospital in the region.

Scotland has seen 1,326,382 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the figures.