🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 19/11/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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❗❗⚠️💧PLANNED TEMPORARY WATER INTERRUPTION 18-21 NOV 2021💧⚠️❗❗
Due to the recurring problem of water leaks as a result of aging infrastructure, residents of the city of Kimberley are advised of a planned Water Supply Interruption for the entire city from 6pm on Thursday 18 November 2021 to Sunday late afternoon 21 November 2021 to do the necessary repairs.
Stage 1 loadshedding active until 21:00 on Friday 19 November 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: 27°C Delightful with plenty of sun.
🌑 Tonight: 7°C Clear to partly cloudy.
🌟 Max UV Index: 13 Extreme
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌬 Wind: S 13 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 22 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:18 AM
Sunset: 6:55 PM
Duration: 13:37 hr
Moonrise: 7:10 PM
Moonset: 5:50 AM
Duration: 10:40 hr
TODAY IS PLAY MONOPOLY DAY
If you have childhood memories of the famous game Monopoly, then you’ll be excited to know that there is a day dedicated to the game itself. If you love their little figurines, counting up the money, and those get out of jail free cards, then read more about the history of this amazing holiday and what you can do to celebrate it.
How to celebrate Play Monopoly Day
What better way to celebrate this fun holiday than to play Monopoly. Have a family gathering one night and play with your brothers and sisters. Invite friends over and have a board game night with drinking, snacks, and board games. Go online and vote for the next edition of the monopoly game. You can also use the hashtag #playmonopolyday and let everyone on your favorite social media websites what day it is today.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
19 November 1871, Fr Hidien, Catholic priest who began the first two hospitals in Kimberley, dies.
19 November 1886, Michael King kills the one-armed Charles Murray in Dutoitspan village.
19 November 1892, Kimberley Town Bowling Club opens, the 2nd in SA.
19 November 1912, Captain Tim Tyson, former Kimberley Club secretary, dies.
19 November 1960, The new Kimberley Golf Club opened by Harry Oppenheimer.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=11330
🍽 #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: 5-Sausage Double-Stack Feast Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38587
🍕DAILY: Real Deal Pizza Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25533
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🍔DAILY: Got Cheese King Steer Meal @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38665
🥩MON: Suicide Steak Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38635
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
20 NOV – Gin Tasting @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38658
26 NOV – Tee Kay live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
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
20 NOV – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
20 NOV – Mental Health Walk 2021 @ Trim Park: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=32890
20 NOV – CANSA Yoga in the Park @ Trim Park: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35811
20 NOV – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
21 NOV – Jamon Snyman Live @ The Word Church: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38667
25 NOV-1 DEC – Kuier-Kuier Kersmark 2021: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=6249
26 NOV – GnT Live @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37877
27 NOV – Huis Herfsakker Kersmark @ Die Vat Gastehuis: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38669
27 NOV – Camelot Musiekfees: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38084
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As of today (18 November 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 585 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 927 499. This increase represents a 1.7% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 40 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 555 to date.
19 032 662 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (33%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (18%). Western Cape accounted for 16%, Eastern Cape 10%, Mpumalanga 7%, and Free State 6%. North West accounted for 4%, Northern Cape 3%, and Limpopo 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 18 NOVEMBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 9 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 92 816 people infected with COVID-19.
Distribution of today’s reported cases is as follows: JT Gaetsewe (6), ZF Mgcawu (1), Namakwa (1) and Pixley ka Seme (1) while in Frances Baard no new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.
Today, six (6) new COVID-19 related deaths were reported across the Province, all occurred within this month. The total cumulative deaths in the Province increased to 2 368.
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 1 508.
The Province average recovery rate stand at 96%, representing a cumulative total of 88 938 people who have recovered from COVID-19.