India, March 29 -- The quarantining of a popular private hospital in Odisha's Bhubaneswar after it treated a man, who later tested positive for coronavirus, has left more than 30 patients undergoing dialysis at its centre in a lurch.

A 60-year-old Bhubaneswar man, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease on March 26, had attended the OPD and then admitted to the ICU of Kar Clinic between March 21 and March 23 for treatment of cough and cold leading to pneumonia.

After he was diagnosed with Covid-19, Kar Clinic was closed for violation of Odisha government's guideline and 21 doctors and other caregivers of the hospital were put under quarantine.

After the Kar Clinic's closure, a dialysis centre run in its campus by NephroPlus, a ...