Here are some of the day's developments:
- The Scottish government has recommended that people cover their faces while in some enclosed public spaces, such as shops and public transport
- First Minister Nicola Sturgeon there may be some benefits from face coverings but they are no substitute for social distancing and hand hygiene
- A further 70 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total under that measure to 1,332
- The number of patients in hospital remains stable, with 126 in intensive care, a slight fall on Monday's figure
- All patients over 70 who are admitted to hospital for any reason will now be tested for Covid-19, and retested every four days during their stay
- Sports minister Joe Fitzpatrick has invited key figures within Scottish sport to discuss a phased return of events.
We'll be back early on Wednesday will our live coverage of key developments, including the weekly release of National Records of Scotland figures which give a fuller picture of coronavirus cases and deaths other than those in hospitals.