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Like every Emergency Department in Victoria, Monday night was an unexpectedly busy-to-bursting night with many people attending Epworth Richmond and Epworth Geelong ED and several patients admitted with severe respiratory issues to ICU and respiratory wards.
Managing Director of Epworth Richmond Emergency Department Associate Professor Ron Sultana said Epworth Richmond saw more than 120 patients overnight, with about 45 people presenting with respiratory illness.