All the governments of the UK have agreed to move to the next phase of tackling the Covid-19 outbreak.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is 'minded' to ban mass gatherings as of next week.
There have been four new Scottish cases since Monday, while a sixth patient with the virus in the UK has died.
Scottish-Italian citizen Toni Giugliano describes emergency 'social distancing' measures in Rome.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said five new Covid-19 patients had been identified as of Monday morning.
US-based Scots scientist Dr Kate Broderick hopes preventative jab can be tested on people in April.
The First Minister told MSPs that officials are still working to delay the spread of Covid-19.