LAHORE - A spokesman of Health Department Punjab Monday said that 45 new cases of dengue fever had been reported during the last 24 hours raising the total number to 61 in Lahore and 215 in Punjab. Nine dengue patients were under treatment in Services Hospital, five in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 22 in Mayo Hospital, 15 in Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital, five in private hospitals whereas, 12 dengue patients were under treatment in Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi, he said. Meanwhile 15 patients of dengue fever from Chakwal who were under treatment in Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi have been discharged after recovery. The spokesman urged upon the people that they should adopt precautionary measures against dengue mosquito in the morning and evening. People should wear full sleeve shirt while going outside as the dengue mosquito bites during these hours. He further said that dengue patients should not use Disprin tablets. He asked people to use anti-mosquito spray in bedrooms and keep water tanks and tubs covered and remove water from air-coolers which were used in summer season so that breeding of mosquitoes could be checked.