NO coronavirus cases were recorded across Scotland this weekend due to a technical fault.

According to Public Health Scotland no cases were recorded between Saturday, March 12 and today (Monday, March 14).

The official body says it hopes to return to regular case reporting tomorrow (March 15) and that cases for March 12-14 will be added to the figures as soon as they are available.

As at Friday, March 11 the Borders had recorded 24,869 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

However, data on the number of people in hospital in the Borders with recently confirmed cases of the virus was still collected over the weekend.

According to the statistics, there are 42 people in hospital in the Borders – this marks an increase of nine since Friday.