Imprint Drakeford said the quantity of patients with suspected or affirmed Covid in clinic had gone up “consistently in the course of the most recent few weeks”.
“We’re making a beeline for such requests on the wellbeing administration that we saw before in the year,” he said.
Individuals in 17 regions of Wales presently face nearby lockdown controls because of the infection.
An aggregate of 1,669 individuals in Wales have kicked the bucket with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, as per figures distributed by Public Health Wales on Sunday.
It likewise said 30,121 individuals have tried positive for the infection, with 467 new cases investigated Sunday.
Britain’s vice president clinical official Jonathan Van-Tam has said the seasons were “against us” and the nation was running into a “headwind” because of mounting cases.
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Mr Drakeford revealed to BBC Radio Wales’ Sunday Supplement that, “while I don’t think we are in the indistinguishable situation as they face over our outskirt in England… I don’t believe there’s a lot of solace to be drawn”.
He said the expansion in cases was seen generally in network settings, not from transmission from individuals blending in the cordiality division.
“Except if we can turn around the tide of Covid in the network, we will see our wellbeing administration go under exceptionally huge strain,” he said.
On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is required to report harder limitations for England.
In an announcement to MPs, he is required to set out designs for a three-level neighborhood lockdown framework which would see each district in England set in one of three levels, contingent upon the seriousness of cases.
He has just dismissed a call by Mr Drakeford to prohibit individuals going from Covid hotspots in England to Wales.
Individuals in Wales can’t leave lockdown regions without a valid justification, for example, going to work.
Mr Drakeford stated: “If it somehow happened to be the situation that on Monday we hear that high flow territories in England are to have a comparable system as the one we have in Wales, that will be a colossal alleviation for us in Wales, however I think it is the correct activity over the United Kingdom overall.”
Plaid Cymru’s wellbeing representative Rhun ap Iorwerth required an “unambiguous arrangement, conveyed obviously, executed successfully and implemented carefully” to control the spread of the infection.
“The legislature needs to give the information that demonstrates it’s ready to focus on its endeavors appropriately, offsetting clampdowns on bunches with the prosperity of individuals and business,” he said.