Latest figures reveal that no one died in Scotland overnight coronavirus which means that the hospital death toll remains at 2,482.
The number of positive cases of Covid-19 increased to 18,241, an increase of five from yesterday’s figures.
The number of people treated for confirmed or suspected virus cases in hospital amounted to 740 with 10 intensive care patients.
No new deaths were recorded for the fourth consecutive day.
Friday was the first day of the week since March when Scotland recorded no new coronavirus deaths.
Hundreds of people lined up in the rain, some early in the morning, to enter Primark stores when they reopen in Scotland today.
Non-essential stores with outdoor storefronts are allowed to reopen, resulting in a wave of buyers waiting to enter.
Sturgeon urged the Scots to wear masks while shopping and not to “compromise” the fight against the virus.
The Scots enjoyed their first weekend of Phase Two after the announcement of further relaxation of restrictions by Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon Thursday.
The beer gardens and outdoor restaurant spaces will open by July 6, which will spark summer spirits.
The five-mile viewing restriction is expected to be lifted on July 3.
From July 13, outdoor contact sports for children will be allowed and non-essential stores outside shopping centers allowed to open.
Two days later, it is expected that hairdressers can also reopen.
Final decisions regarding the transition to phase 3 will be made in accordance with the three-year statutory review cycle scheduled for July 9.
Certain measures have also entered into force throughout Scotland, with face covers becoming compulsory in public transport.
Places of worship may reopen for private prayer but hygiene measures will be in place.
Weddings and civil partnerships are also back in Scotland.
But they must follow the same rules of social distancing as any other gathering – take place outside and have no more than eight guests.
As a result, there was not much rush to hold the ceremonies which were postponed when the coronavirus hit for the first time in March, but a net of couples makes it official.