A further 87 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Scotland over the last 24 hours.
The Scottish Government also announced that 1,049 new cases of COVID-19 were reported overnight, taking the total figure since the start of the pandemic to 174,002.
2,010 people are in hospital being treated for the deadly virus, while 149 people remain in intensive care.
Since the start of the pandemic a total of 5,796 people have died after returning a positive test.
437,900 people have received the first dose of the vaccine and 6,060 have received their second dose.
It comes as Deputy First Minister John Swinney is set to give an update to the Scottish Parliament about the state of the pandemic in Scotland.
The news came as it was announced that a £25 million fund to support Scotland’s wedding sector and its supply chain will open to applications this week.
In recognition of the ongoing challenges faced by the industry, a further £10 million has been added to the £15 million announced in December.
Launching on Thursday, January 28 the fund will provide one-off grants of up to £25,000 for eligible businesses in the sector impacted by the coronavirus pandemic including wedding venues, photographers, caterers and suppliers.
The fund will be managed regionally by Scotland’s three enterprise agencies - South of Scotland Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.