Among the new cases, 91 are imported and 28,734 are local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.
Considerably looser than the previous curbs, Mr Widodo said the government would gradually adjust some restrictions, while allowing traditional markets and restaurants with outdoor areas to open, with some limitations, such as giving customers 20 minutes to finish their meals.
Some of the cases were lodged by recipients who did not experience any side effects after getting inoculated, he was quoted by the Malay Mail news portal as saying.
Selangor state recorded the highest number of infections 1,424 , followed by 750 in Sarawak and 436 in Kuala Lumpur.
Another 92 deaths were reported, pushing the death toll to 7,994.
Dr Noor Hisham had also earlier warned that new daily cases may by the end of March if the present trend continues.