THE Borders has recorded 274 new cases of coronavirus in the last day, according to new figures.

Scottish Government data was published at 2pm today (March 22).

And the updated statistics show that the Borders has now recorded 27,460 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

There are 59 people in hospital in the region – three more than yesterday.

Scotland has seen 1,705,109 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the figures.