The impact of the severe winter continues to be reflected in these figures. The Health Service in Wales is well aware of the need to treat patients who, as a result have waited beyond the maximum time.
A speciality by speciality approach is being taken to ensure that additional planned operations are carried out over coming months.
The vast majority of patients are of course treated well within the maximum waiting times.
More top news
An ancient grotto in Pontypool made from shells, bones and the teeth of animals will open to visitors for one day.
Events are being held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Welsh colony settling in Patagonia.
Chris Coleman says is would be a 'big blow' if Wales were to lose the three points they won against Israel two months ago.