Workers are now required to wear a mask in certain workplace settings, such as canteens.
Neil Doncaster urges Celtic and Rangers supporters not to congregate in houses and pubs to watch Saturday's match.
Measures banning household visits and limiting other gatherings to six people will stay in force.
Ward 212 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is now closed to new admissions and visitors.
Marston's operates 21 sites in Scotland, of which eight are currently closed amid curfews on hospitality industry.
The First Minister will update MSPs on measures to control coronavirus later on Thursday.
Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford says new restrictions will come into force at 6pm on Friday.
The fresh cases amount to 16.4% of newly-tested Scots, the First Minister confirmed on Wednesday.
Scottish Care chief executive warns there will be 'very many challenges' this winter.
The First Minister defended the latest restrictions as 'tough but necessary' in the fight against Covid.
Tuesday's figure of 1297 infections is the highest daily total in Scotland on record.
Number of outdoor visitors permitted extended while indoor visits of up to four hours will be allowed.
However the First Minister urged Scots living in hotspot areas to avoid unnecessary travel due to new coronavirus restrictions.
There are 961 new cases of coronavirus in Scotland but no deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
A number of people at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19.
The latest Scottish Government figures have been published.
The Scottish Lib Dem leader believes problems faced by people getting flu vaccination should serve as a 'warning'.
Eighteen people were arrested and 106 fines were issued across Scotland.
New rules will come into force from 6pm on Friday and are scheduled to end on October 25.
It takes the death toll among confirmed Covid-19 patients to 2538.