THE Borders has recorded 256 new cases of coronavirus in the last day, according to new figures.

Scottish Government data was published at 2pm today (March 11).

And the updated statistics show that the Borders has now recorded 24,869 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

There are 33 people in hospital in the region – one fewer than yesterday.

Scotland has seen 1,574,047 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the figures.