“As more parts of our society and economy reopen, it is vital we all keep in mind our personal responsibility to do the right thing and make sure we continue to protect ourselves and others from the virus.
“The rules we have in place are not optional, they are there to protect us all.
“They are essential if Wales is to avoid another lockdown.”
Mr Drakeford also warned that action will be taken against people who aren’t following the restrictions.
He said: “As we have seen in many places around the world, this pandemic is far from over and we must remain vigilant.
“There is a significant risk cases in Wales could rise again and we will have to take further action if this were to happen. Only by us all continuing to do our part can we keep Wales safe.”
According to figures released by Public Health Wales on Thursday (August 6), three more people had died with coronavirus in Wales, taking the total number of deaths to 1,571.
Fifteen new cases of Covid-19 were reported, taking the confirmed number of cases to 17,389.
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