Six of Donegal’s seven LEAs see Covid cases fall

first_img Previous articlePlan designed to support farmers and fishers – McConalogueNext articleThe Score – 14/04/21 News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook By News Highland – April 15, 2021 WhatsApp Pinterest Six of Donegal’s seven LEAs see Covid cases fall Twitter WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebookcenter_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic All but one of the Local Electoral Areas in Donegal saw the incidence rate of Covid 19 fall in the two weeks up to last Monday, April 12th.Letterkenny registered 64 cases in the fortnight to last Monday, an incidence rate of 214.8 per 100,000 people. That’s a fall of 47%A 47% drop was also recorded in the Donegal LEA with nine cases and a rate of 34.Lifford Stranorlar had 31 cases, giving an incidence rate of 119.7, down 41% on the previous period.Glenties registered 24 cases, a rate of 100.3, down 29%, while Milford had 50 cases, down 11%, Its incidence rate of 363.1 is now the highest in the county.South Inishowen had the smallest fall with 64 cases, a rate of 286.1, dowbn 9% on the previous period.With 39 cases, North Inishowen recorded a rise of 29%, a rate of 229.9 per 100,000 people.Full details -Figures cover the 14 days up to Monday (April 12)North inishowen: ↗️ 39 cases ↗️ 229.9 per 100kSouth Inishowen: ↘️ 64 cases ↘️ 286.1 per 100kMilford: ↘️ 50 cases ↘️ 363.1 per 100kLetterkenny ↘️ 64 cases ↘️ 214.8 per 100kLifford/Stranorlar ↘️ 31 cases ↘️ 119.7 per 100kGlenties ↘️ 24 cases ↘️ 100.3 per 100kDonegal ↘️ 9 cases ↘️ 34 per 100kFigures cover the 14 days up to Monday (April 5)North inishowen: ↘️ 31 cases ↘️ 182.7 per 100kSouth Inishowen: ↘️ 70 cases ↘️ 313 per 100kMilford: ↗️ 56 cases ↗️ 406.7 per 100kLetterkenny ↘️ 122 cases ↘️ 409.5 per 100kLifford/Stranorlar ↘️53 cases ↘️ 204.7 per 100kGlenties ↗️ 34 cases ↗️ 142.1 per 100kDonegal ↗️ 17 cases ↗️ 64.2 per 100k Google+ Homepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

Synchronisation of the EDML and EDC ice cores for the last 52 kyr by volcanic signature matching

first_imgA common time scale for the EPICA ice cores from Dome C (EDC) and Dronning Maud Land (EDML) has been established. Since the EDML core was not drilled on a dome, the development of the EDML1 time scale for the EPICA ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land was based on the creation of a detailed stratigraphic link between EDML and EDC, which was dated by a simpler 1D ice-flow model. The synchronisation between the two EPICA ice cores was done through the identification of several common volcanic signatures. This paper describes the rigorous method, using the signature of volcanic sulfate, which was employed for the last 52 kyr of the record. We estimated the discrepancies between the modelled EDC and EDML glaciological age scales during the studied period, by evaluating the ratio R of the apparent duration of temporal intervals between pairs of isochrones. On average R ranges between 0.8 and 1.2 corresponding to an uncertainty of up to 20% in the estimate of the time duration in at least one of the two ice cores. Significant deviations of R up to 1.4-1.5 are observed between 18 and 28 kyr before present (BP), where present is defined as 1950. At this stage our approach does not allow us unequivocally to find out which of the models is affected by errors, but assuming that the thinning function at both sites and accumulation history at Dome C (which was drilled on a dome) are correct, this anomaly can be ascribed to a complex spatial accumulation variability (which may be different in the past compared to the present day) upstream of the EDML core.last_img read more