THE Borders has recorded 215 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, latest figures show.

The Scottish Government published updated statistics at 2pm today (March 25).

And the new figures show the Borders has now seen 28,191 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

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There are 58 people in hospital in the region with recently confirmed cases of the virus.

Yesterday that figure stood at 61.

Scotland has now recorded 1,740,857 cases since March 2020, according to the data.