The increase in testing capacity allowed NHS Tayside to be the first to test staff and their contacts.
KidsOR is providing specialist units which act as ventilators to help an additional ten patients in Dundee.
Ken Clarke credits his recovery to the 'encouraging' NHS staff who looked after him.
Caitlin White had to have vital daily infusions stopped and restarted after she developed a high temperature.
The 21-year-old needs daily infusions to remain healthy but has been told to stay away from hospital.
Sophie Parkinson's mother said the decision, which is due to the coronavirus outbreak, is 'depressing'.
Professor Nic Beech was appointed on October 31 but will make way for Lorna Birse-Stewart.