🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 12/11/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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ESKOM: Loadshedding Stage 2 was suspended at 05:00 on Friday, 12 Nov 2021.
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: 32°C Very warm with some clouds, then sunshine; breezy this afternoon.
🌑 Tonight: 13°C Partly cloudy.
🌟 Max UV Index: 12 Extreme
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌬 Wind: WSW 19 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 37 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:21 AM
Sunset: 6:50 PM
Duration: 13:29 hr
Moonrise: 12:40 PM
Moonset: 2:10 AM
Duration: 13:30 hr
TODAY IS FANCY RAT & MOUSE DAY
Fancy Rat & Mouse Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate these beautiful creatures. Not to be confused with wild (black) rats, the Fancy Rat is the domesticated brown rat; while the Fancy Mouse is the domesticated form of the house mouse.
How to Celebrate Fancy Rat and Mouse Day
How about a movie night in? Choose from An American Tale, Ratatouille, or some classic Mickey Mouse. Just don’t forget the cheese to nibble on!
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
12 NOVEMBER 1907, A child dies after being hit by a tram on the municipal tramline on Barkly Road.
12 NOVEMBER 1936, Britain lose to Kimberley Combined bowls side 159-74 at Beaconsfield.
12 NOVEMBER 1953, Sportsman and attorney Charles Hertog dies.
12 NOVEMBER 2014, Former CBC pupil and winner of the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize, John Briscoe, dies.
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🍽 #WHERE2EAT SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
ALL WHERE 2 EAT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
🐟DAILY: Summer to Share Promotions @ Fishaways: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38575
🍕DAILY: Get-To-Gather Sharing Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38427
🍕DAILY: Small Triple Decker Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38366
🍕DAILY: 5-Sausage Double-Stack Feast Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38587
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🥩MON: Suicide Steak Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38635
🍔WED-SAT: Beer & Burger Combo Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38642
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
13 NOV – Diana Fouche Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25190
17 NOV – NOCCI hosts Danie Botha Live @ The Crazy Horse Steak Ranch: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38621
12 NOV – Barzani Group Golf Day @ The Kimberley Golf Club: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38644
13 NOV – Mark van Niekerk Memorial Road Race @ Tafel Lager Park: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38631
13 NOV – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
13 NOV – Hyrax MTB Night Race @ Rooifontein: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37545
19-21 NOV – Ryder Cup @ MMGE: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=24676
19 NOV – Juan Boucher Live @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37489
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As of today (11 November 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 356 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,924,978. This increase represents a 1.1% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 17 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,452 to date.
18,835,534 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (34%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal accounting for 19%. Western Cape accounted for 12%; Northern Cape accounted for 11%; Free State accounted for 9%; North West accounted for 5%; Limpopo and Mpumalanga each accounted for 4% respectively; and Eastern Cape accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 11 NOVEMBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 38 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 92 694 people infected with COVID-19.
Today’s reported figure is a significant one, considering that the Province has been recording less than 30 new daily cases during the past 11 days (since 31 Oct).
Frances Baard and Pixley ka Seme recorded the highest infections with 10 cases each, followed by JT Gaetsewe (7), while ZF Mgcawu and Namakwa had 6 and 5 cases, respectively.
There were no new COVID-19 related deaths reported in the last 72 hours across the Province. The total cumulative deaths in the Province currently stand at 2 359.
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 1 562.
The Province average recovery rate stand at 96%, representing a cumulative total of 88 771 people who have recovered from COVID-19.