OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Around 40 houses surrounding a dengue patients house will be fumigated, a top Punjab government meeting decided on Tuesday. Fumigation of the City will complete by August 29, it also decided. An emergency plan has been announced for the eradication of dengue virus, DCO Ahamd Cheema and Health EDO Umar Farooq Baloch later said at a briefing. They said about five lakh awareness pamphlets had been distributed regarding dengue virus. Provincial ministers Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman and Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor had earlier presided over the meeting. According to the meeting minutes, MPAs have been made in-charges of their respective towns while one medical officer will be available at the union council level to cope with the dengue virus threat. The meeting heard that the MNAs and MPAs would visit the dengue patients admitted to their area hospitals for inquiring after them. DCO Cheema and EDO Umar said that so far around 446 dengue patients have been discovered. But most of them have gone to their homes after getting treatment, they added. According to sources, used diesel and unfit mobil oil is being used in the fumigation and insecticide (chemical) to be used in the fumigation was also being avoided by the staffers assigned the duties to complete the fumigation, which is signaled the new diseases for citizens to be born by this criminal act of the staffers. A total of 129 new cases of dengue virus have been reported in the provincial metropolis, while nine in other cities on Tuesday. According to details, all the reported dengue-hit people were admitted in government and private hospitals and clinics. Meanwhile, Minister for Education Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has claimed that out of 44 dengue patients admitted in Mayo Hospital, 24 have recovered and discharged from the hospital. He made this claim while talking to the media during his visit to Mayo Hospital. He further claimed that out of nine towns of Lahore, spray and fogging has been completed in three towns while this process will also be completed in the remaining towns during next three to four days. He said that Punjab government has constituted a team comprising doctors, health department officials and experts for conducting research to check the breeding of the mosquito causing dengue fever for the complete eradication of the disease.