India, Jan. 17 -- Maharashtra health Minister Rajesh Tope on Sunday said that there has been no case of adverse reaction or side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccine in Maharashtra so far. On Saturday inoculation drive was undertaken across the country.

Tope also expressed confidence that "everything will be safe".

According to the press release by the health department a total of 18,425 beneficiaries, or 65 percent of the target for the first day, were given vaccine shot across the state on Saturday.

"There has absolutely been no report of any adverse reaction or side-effects of the vaccine following the drive on Saturday. Everything was safe, it will be safe," Tope said.

The Maharashtra government on Saturday evening announced the suspen...