- A series of new measures aimed at driving down COVID-19 rates in Scotland have been announced.
- Community projects get £25 million funding.
- Hundreds of teachers who are new in post, or working in pastoral or child protection roles, are to be offered support to manage the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Due to an increase in prevalence of COVID-19 and an increase in infection rates, Na h-Eileanan Siar moved into Level 4 on Saturday (January 30).
- People aged 70 and over will get COVID-19 vaccines in a range of settings, from community centres to mass vaccination centres, after the vaccination programme moved to the next stage on Monday (February 1).