🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 20/08/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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No current loadshedding.
As in previous occasions, should anything change regarding the grid, loadshedding could be implemented at short notice.
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%.
💧‼️ CURRENT WATER STATUS: ‼️💧
UPDATE: 23 APR 2021 – 08:00
Nightly Water Shutdown
Sol Plaatje have stated that Newton Reservoir pumps are turned off nightly until an adequate water level is achieved.
Time of Nightly Water Shutdown: 22:00 – 04:00 / 10pm – 4am
PLEASE NOTE: As in the past, sometimes water was switched off earlier than specified or switched on later than the times mentioned.
For all updates of the current water crisis, follow this link: https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=28889
☀ Today: 18°C Plenty of sun.
🌑 Tonight: 0°C Clear and chilly.
🌟 Max UV Index: 5 Moderate
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: NNW 7 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 17 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:49 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Duration: 11:11 hr
Moonrise: 3:55 PM
Moonset: 6:12 AM
Duration: 14:17 hr
TODAY IS WORLD MOSQUITO DAY
You may be wondering why we have a World Mosquito Day when these animals are responsible for the transmission of malaria. Well, that is what this day is all about; raising awareness regarding this, so that more people will be safe and protected. It is also important to recognize that all animals and creatures play an important role in the circle of life, whether they are harmless or not.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
20 August 1895, Jan Smuts makes his maiden political speech in the Town Hall.
20 August 1905, Death of nursing pioneer and colleague of Sister Henrietta Stockdale – Mary Hirst Watkins.
20 August 1977, Kimberley Junior School officially opened by GJ Lubbe.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10347
🍽 #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: Cram-Decker Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=30135
🍕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: Pizza Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant & Take Away: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38391
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
21 AUG – Diana Fouche Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25190
21 AUG – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
21 AUG – Rocco Live @ Kimberley Anne Boutique Hotel: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37595
28 AUG – Yonder Hartsfees Potjiekos Kompetisie: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38393
2 SEP – Steve Hofmeyr Live @ Camelot: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38389
4 SEP – Vulture Conservation Trail Run: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=24521
4 SEP – Boeremark @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35466
25 SEP – Mark Dag @ MMGE: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37527
T-Shirt Printing Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37758
My Photos Special @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=34667
Personalized Printed Mugs Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=36041
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As of today (19 August 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports 13 672 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 652 652. This increase represents a 19.9% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 317 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 78 694 to date.
15 821 074 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (27%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (25%). Eastern Cape accounted for 13%; Gauteng accounted for 12%; Free State accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga and North West accounted for 5% each; Northern Cape accounted for 4%; and Limpopo accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 19 AUG 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 601 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours, a slight drop compared to yesterday’s. The Province cumulative total surpassed the 75 000 mark, with 75 199 people infected with COVID-19.
In today’s update, ZF Mgcawu recorded the highest daily COVID-19 infections in the Province, with 191 new cases, followed by Namakwa (113), JT Gaetsewe and Frances Baard with 106 cases each and Pixley ka Seme with 85 cases. The highest number of cases was noted in the Dawid Kruiper LM, the only sub-district in the Province where more than 100 new cases were reported.
Today, there were seven (7) newly recorded deaths related to COVID-19 complications reported across the Province, occurring within the past 30 days. These deaths are all from the Frances Baard district. The Province cumulative total deaths increased to 1 886.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases has increased sharply approaching the 7 000 mark, currently standing at 6 997 as a result of the recent upsurge in the newly recorded Covid-19 infections.
There were 146 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate dropped to 88%, representing a cumulative total of 66 314 people who have recovered from COVID-19.