SIX residents and a member of staff at a Borders care home have tested positive for coronavirus.
The diagnoses have come at Deanfield Care Home in Hawick, which is home to 20 residents, according to a joint spokesperson for NHS Borders and Scottish Borders Council.
In a statement issued today (Monday), the spokesperson said: “SB Cares, working closely with NHS Borders, is supporting the residents, their families and staff at this time.
“As a precaution, visiting at Deanfield has been suspended for the time being.
“This will be reviewed regularly.”