On tonight's programme - after a huge increase in the number of Scots applying for benefits we look at the economic impact of coronavirus on the South of Scotland. We report from Dumfries on how the poorest are being hit hardest by the pandemic. We also consider the future of the vital tourism industry. Peter MacMahon speaks to the Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell and to the Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing, who tells Representing Border he believes the industry could still re-start this summer.
The spark was the recent news that seven residents at a care home in Eyemouth died with coronavirus, and sixteen had had the disease.
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