The First Minister said the country is now facing an 'economic emergency' due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Constitutional relations secretary Michael Russell warned of a 'catastrophic' recession due to Covid-19.
It comes after the heritage body warned 429 of its workers face being made redundant due to Covid-19.
Private sector activity in Scotland fell at an unparalleled level in April, according to an RBS survey.
Anika and Andreas Schulz' plight comes as a leading economist warned many job losses could become permanent.
The Scottish Government said the coronavirus outbreak is an 'economic emergency'.
A three-year independent review into the care system has laid out the social and financial cost of its failings.