Youngsters can now visit drop-in clinics to receive their jab following recommendation by chief medical officers.
Former prime minister has been appointed ambassador for global health financing at the UN agency.
Scottish Government daily figures show almost 100 people are receiving intensive care in hospital.
Scottish Government also cuts number of countries from which returning travellers are required to quarantine in a hotel.
Children in Scotland aged between 12 and 15 will be offered one dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine from Monday.
More than 30,000 women in Britain have reported disruption to their periods after Covid-19 vaccination.
First Minister says booster programme is intended to prolong the protection that vaccines give against severe Covid.
Commissioner says 12 to 15-year-olds are in favour of having the choice of receiving coronavirus vaccine.
Former department store in Aberdeen city centre converted into vaccination hub.
A total of 3,757,337 people have received their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.
The First Minister also said a decision on vaccinating 12 to 15-year-olds is expected 'within days'.
CalMac says compliance is dropping and ferry services are experiencing regular disruption due to Covid.
First Minister announced that vaccine passports will be needed for people attending large-scale events in Scotland.
Holyrood will vote next week on whether to introduce passports for entry to nightclubs and large-scale live events.
Study suggests Delta-infected people carry twice the risk of needing to be treated in hospital than those with the Alpha strain.
National Records of Scotland figures show deaths from all causes were 17% higher than the five-year average from August 16-22.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland have more than doubled over the past week.
Scottish branch of the Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice Group want an assurance 'their voices would be heard'.
UK scientists have identified the markers associated with rare blood clots linked to the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
The NSPCC made 2476 referrals to external agencies in Scotland from April 2020 to March 2021.