THE Borders recorded more than 250 cases of coronavirus over the weekend, latest figures show.

Statistics from the Scottish Government were updated at 2pm on Monday (February 21).

And they show that the Borders has now recorded 21,199 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic – a rise of 253 from Friday.

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There are 22 people in hospital in the region with recently confirmed cases of the virus, according to the figures.

That is an increase of one from Friday.

Scotland has now seen 1,349,320 cases since March 2020, the data shows.