LAHORE After putting to sword 216 people during the recent onslaught, the deadly dengue virus apparently seems to have subsided since no death was reported on Sunday. Whether it was weather, governments efforts, increasing public awareness or acquaintance of doctors with the disease and as such more expertise to treat the dengue patients, Sunday was a happier day for the Lahorites as no patient lost his or her battle of life against the deadly virus. Though no dengue patient died on Sunday, the ruthless virus continued to force hundreds of Lahorites to approach public sector and private healthcare centres in the City for preliminary tests, confirming 379 new cases on Sunday and as such taking the overall tally to 25,207. Out of 379 new cases, 62 were tested positive at Mayo Hospital, 47 at Jinnah Hospital, 35 at Services Hospital, 30 at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, 29 at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 25 at Lahore General Hospital, 23 at Childrens Hospital, 16 at Institute of Public Health while 112 cases were reported from other public sector hospitals and private healthcare centres in the City. According to the Punjab Health Department, 195 dengue patients had so far lost lives in the province and out of these 176 were from Lahore. About 200 new cases were reported from across the province on Sunday and out of these 186 were from Lahore. As such confirmed cases in Punjab have reached 15,235 and out of these 13,147 are from Lahore. As many as 15,035 dengue fever patients have been recovered in the province and out of these 12,961 belonged to Lahore. At present, 1,422 patients are under treatment at various hospitals of Punjab, out of which 1,199 are in Lahore. Free of cost treatment facilities are being provided to the patients at the government hospitals and there is no shortage of platelet kits. As many as 12 seminars were arranged in various towns of Lahore during the last 24 hours and 14,600 pamphlets were distributed. Moreover, process of spray and fogging was completed in 16 Union Councils.