🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 08/10/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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💥⚡LOADSHEDDING UPDATE THU 7 OCTOBER 2021 – 17:45 ⚡💥
ESKOM: Stage 2 loadshedding active tonight, Friday, 8 Oct 2021 at 21:00 to 05:00 on Saturday morning.
Kimberley Sol Plaatje Municipal Rates & Tariffs for 2021/22 – as from 1 July 2021
Rates increase by 4,0%, electricity by 14,59% (domestic), water by 4,0%, sanitation by 4,0% and cleansing/refuse collection by 4,0%.
☀ Today: 28°C Pleasant with plenty of sun.
🌑 Tonight: 11°C Clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 10 Very High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0%
🌬 Wind: W 15 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 24 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:52 AM
Sunset: 6:25 PM
Duration: 12:33 hr
Moonrise: 7:15 AM
Moonset: 8:47 PM
Duration: 13:32 hr
TODAY IS EGG DAY
Arguably one of the oldest foods known to man, eggs have played an important role in the lives and health of humans since time out of mind. These little goodies are packed full of protein, and also serve as the base for some of the most wonderful breakfast foods and culinary additions, including that most perfect of condiments for sandwiches, mayonnaise.
Egg Day celebrates these delightful little packages of deliciousness and the incredibly important role they play in the day-to-day lives of humans all over the planet.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
8 October 1918, Spanish Flu has Kimberley in its deathly grip and fatalities mount.
8 October 1931, Dairyman William Doyle dies after falling down a well at Ronaldsvlei.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10844
🍽 #WHERE2EAT SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
ALL WHERE 2 EAT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
🐟DAILY: Spicy Hake Pot @ Fishaways: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38223
🐟DAILY: Hake, Rice, Chips & Coleslaw Meal @ Fishaways: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38221
🍕DAILY: Real Deal Pizza Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25533
🍕DAILY: Get-To-Gather Sharing Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38427
🍕DAILY: Awesome Foursome Treat @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25837
🍕DAILY: Small Triple Decker Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38366
🍔DAILY: Sharington Combo Meal @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38361
🍔DAILY: Chow Fela Combo Meal @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38384
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🍕DAILY: Chicken Schnitzel Special @ The Couch Potato: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38520
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
8 OCT – Tee Kay live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
9 OCT – Diana Fouche Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25190
8 OCT – Pop Up Shop @ Halkett Road: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38531
15-16 OCT -The Awakening Conference @ The Word Church: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38528
16 OCT – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
17 OCT – Vice-Chancellors Cycle Challenge @ Sol Plaatje University: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38488
22 OCT – Ivan Roux Live @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38507
23 OCT – Golf Day @ Sishen Golf Club: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38483
30 OCT – Kimberley Harriers Diamond Marathon: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=14180
19 NOV – Juan Boucher Live @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37489
T-Shirt Printing Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37758
Personalized Printed Mugs Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=36041
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As of today (7 October 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 989 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 909 757. This increase represents a 2.9% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 123 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88 104 to date.
17 898 602 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (20%), followed by Western Cape (19%). Gauteng Province accounted for 16%; Eastern Cape accounted for 13%; Free State accounted for 11%; Northern Cape accounted for 10%; Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 5% respectively; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 07 OCTOBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 97 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 91 366 people infected with COVID-19.
In today’s update, Frances Baard having the highest infections with 29 cases, followed by JT Gaetsewe (20), while Pixley ka Seme, Namakwa and ZF Mgcawu with 17, 16 and 15, respectively.
Today, there were three (3) new deaths (related to COVID-19 complications) reported across the Province. These new cases are from: JT Gaetsewe (2) and ZF Mgcawu (1). The Province total cumulative deaths currently stands at 2 206.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases currently standing at 4 566.
There were 215 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate increased slightly to 93%, representing a cumulative total of 84 594 people who have recovered from COVID-19.