THE Borders has recorded 191 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, new figures show.

The Scottish Government published updated statistics at 2pm today (March 29).

And the new figures show the Borders has now recorded 28,948 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

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There are 59 people in hospital in the region with recently confirmed cases of the virus for the fourth consecutive day.

Scotland has now seen 1,775,358 cases since the pandemic began.

There are 2,383 people in hospital across the country.