Dengue virus on Monday claimed six more lives in Lahore and the toll now stands at 181 in the city and 200 across Punjab. According to health department, six more patients lost their lives in Mayo Hospital on Monday. The deceased include 40-year-old Nasir Bashir of Shakargarh, Zareena,50, resident of Farooq Ganj, Amina, 30, resident of Amin Park, Band Road, Husn Pari, 70, from Kot Khawja Saeed, and Shahnaz, 50, Amin Park Ban Road. The health department said that the number of patients affected from dengue virus in Lahore is 13,250 while in Punjab it has reached 15,310. It said that fumigation is being done while awareness campaigns are also being organised. Medical experts from Indonesia are training the doctors and paramedical staff regarding the treatment and control of the epidemic. Meantime, Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif presided over an emergency committee meeting held to give thought for the eradication of the menace. The meeting announced special committees for supervision of anti-dengue drive to exterminate dengue mosquito and its larvae at historic places, orchards, parks, gardens and cemeteries. The chief minister noted the Punjab government is acting on an effective strategy for prevention of dengue virus and provision of medical facilities to the dengue-affected patients. He directed the concerned authorities to take action against doctors and paramedical staff shunning anti-dengue training.