The measures are part of a huge economic stimulus package announced by the UK Government.
Jeane Freeman told MSPs the NHS in Scotland is being placed on an 'emergency footing'.
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab announced the new UK Government advice to MPs.
The country may also have to rejoin the Common Fisheries Policy, a report has said.
If anyone in a household develops symptoms, everyone who lives there should stay at home for 14 days.
The government says children won't be 'severely affected' by coronavirus and that they will be better off in their schools.
STV political editor Colin Mackay reports from a media briefing with the First Minister this morning.
The Scottish Government has advised reduced contact for the elderly but not complete social isolation.
A host of measures have been announced as part of the support package for businesses.
In the last decade, children receiving free school meals has shot up to 53.5%.
Brown said rising nationalism looked set to prevent a co-ordinated response.
The Finance Secretary is supporting a bill for free sanitary products in public buildings.
The Animal and Wildlife Bill was passed at stage one on Thursday.
Spare a thought for politicians dealing with the enormity of the coronavirus crisis.
Boris Johnson called the Covid-19 outbreak 'the worst public health crisis for a generation'.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is 'minded' to ban mass gatherings as of next week.
The First Minister has said it's time to move to delaying the virus and said there are question marks over large scale events.
MSPs will debate whether to agree to the general principles of a new Bill increasing the maximum sentences for serious wildlife crime.
The two vessels were to be built by Ferguson Marine and operated by CalMac - coming into use in 2018.
Measures include making it easier and quicker to access benefits, relief for businesses and more cash for the NHS.