THE Borders has recorded 130 new cases of coronavirus in the last day, according to new figures.

Scottish Government data was published at 2pm today (February 23).

And the updated statistics show that the Borders has now recorded 21,543 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

There are 17 people in hospital in the region – two fewer than yesterday.

Scotland has seen 1,369,385 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the figures.