THE Borders has recorded 154 new cases of coronavirus in the last day, according to new figures.

Scottish Government data was published at 2pm today (March 3).

And the updated statistics show that the Borders has now recorded 22,862 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

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

Scotland has seen 1,476,428 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the figures.