On Thursday Scotland recorded the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The time between doses of the coronavirus vaccine has been reduced from 12 weeks to eight.
The variant, which was first discovered in India, has now become the dominant strain of Covid-19 in Scotland.
The number of positive cases among children has now surpassed the January 2021 peak.
As of Monday, 3,386,321 people have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccination in Scotland.
Tinder, Match, Hinge, Bumble, Badoo and others have partnered with the UK Government to drive uptake of the jag.
More than 25,000 hours have been contributed by volunteers through a scheme organised by the British Red Cross.
Humza Yousaf said he was encouraged by the fact the numbers of 'did not attends' had fallen.
An outbreak of the Indian variant of the virus has led to rising cases in Scotland's biggest city.
The Johnson & Johnson is expected to be available in the second half of the year.
A decision on whether Glasgow will be able to ease restrictions is expected later this week.
Nicola Sturgeon was interviewed on Good Morning Britain ahead of the Scottish Parliament election on Thursday.
National clinical director says officials are working on a 'digital solution' but says we 'dont want to burst what we've achieved'.
The SNP leader, who is 50-years-old, urged others to get the vaccine when they are offered it.
The milestone was reached on Wednesday just five weeks on from when doses reached one million.
The survey of 300,000 healthcare workers provides the first direct evidence of the effectiveness of vaccines on reducing infection rates.
Jason Leitch said he expects the rollout to be extended to youngsters in autumn AND winter.
NHS chief apologizes after pensioners are left standing in cold waiting for their vaccinations.
The UK health secretary revealed how the Hollywood film inspired the vaccination drive.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will provide an update to the Scottish Parliament later on Tuesday.