Donetsk, Feb 14 – DAN. More than 483,000 DPR residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the DPR Deputy Chairman of the Government Vladimir Antonov said.

"More than 483,000 people have received jabs against COVID-19," he said.

The DPR has recorded 140,930 cases of the coronavirus infection so far. A number of measures were introduced in March 2020 to curb the spread of the new virus. They were further tightened in January 2022, and a decision was made to vaccinate at least 90 pc of the workforce.

The Sputnik Light vaccine is used in the Republic, it became available on June 30, 2021. *ot