Scottish Government also cuts number of countries from which returning travellers are required to quarantine in a hotel.
Official statistics published on Friday showed that there were 1037 people in hospital with the virus.
Cases are unchanged in Scotland, but have dropped in England and Northern Ireland.
Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow had the highest concentrations of non-Britons, figures compiled by the NRS showed.
Professor Michael Griffin said less than half of the Scottish health service’s problems are due to Covid.
The CEO of Care Scotland has urged people to do all they can to support their local care home residents and workforce.
It took first place this year due to student satisfaction, research, teaching quality, entry standards and graduate outcomes.
Children in Scotland aged between 12 and 15 will be offered one dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine from Monday.
The data was released under freedom of information legislation.
If it goes ahead passengers could fall asleep on departure from Glasgow or Edinburgh and wake up in Frankfurt.
Alok Sharma spoke after reports Number 10 was trying to sideline First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
It includes a total of ten priorities for the next five-years, backed by funding of almost £6m.
Up to 50,000 music fans a day attended the three-day festival.
The partnership launches in Glasgow on Thursday, including surrounding areas such as Hamilton and Paisley.
More than 30,000 women in Britain have reported disruption to their periods after Covid-19 vaccination.
Two cash payouts of £160 per child will be sent to families in receipt of free school meals in October and December.
Joint Warrior will see anti-smuggling, counter-terrorism and evacuation operations take place in various locations across Scotland.
Public health minister Maree Todd announced the audit, which follows the death of a woman who was wrongly excluded.
Designated visitors will be able to attend care homes where there are Covid-19 infections under new guidance.
It represents a 14.6% rise from July last year, and a 2% increase from June this year, UK House Price Index figures show.