🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 27/08/2021
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.
☀ Today: 18°C Not as warm with partial sunshine; breezy this afternoon.
🌑 Tonight: 5°C Breezy this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy and colder.
🌟 Max UV Index: 6 High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: WSW 22 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 37 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:41 AM
Sunset: 6:04 PM
Duration: 11:23 hr
Moonrise: 10:50 PM
Moonset: 10:09 AM
Duration: 11:19 hr
TODAY IS BANANA LOVERS DAY
Finally, the world’s most popular fruit gets a day of its very own, and it’s about time! Whether you like it straight from the peel, sliced on cereal, or baked into a banana bread, the whole world loves banana! Who can blame them, considering how versatile it is? Banana Lovers’ Day celebrates those who just can’t get enough of this brightly colored monkey bait!
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
27 August 1914, Kimberley Defence Rifle Association formed.
27 August 1916, SA rugby player and cricketer Tony Harris born.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10440
🍽 #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 @
19 AUG-3 SEP – Miss Kimberley Plus Size – Online Auditions: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38405
28 AUG – Yonder Hartsfees Potjiekos Kompetisie: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38393
28 AUG – Gemeentemark @ NG Kerk Kimberley: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=29965
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 – Spring Break Picnic @ Barkly West Resort: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38412
4 SEP – Lente Markdag @ Klipkraal Padstal: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38403
4 SEP – Boeremark @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35466
11 SEP – Willem Botha Mud Masterclass @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38407
18 SEP – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
18 SEP – MMGC Bokkedag: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22972
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
VACANCY @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15251
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As of today (26 August 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports reports 12,771 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,734,973. This increase represents a 19.3% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 357 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 80 826 to date.
16,228,941 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (28%), followed by Western Cape (24%). Eastern Cape accounted for 13%; Gauteng Province accounted for 9%; Free State accounted for 8%; Northern Cape accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5%; North West accounted for 4%, and Limpopo Province accounted for 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 26 AUG 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 851 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province has a cumulative total of 79 051 people infected with COVID-19. Today’s reported cases is another single day record, surpassing yesterday’s reported cases (727).
However, it should be noted some of reported cases are as a result of the backlog during processing of test results.
Majority of today’s reported cases (316) are from the Namakwa which is the highest daily COVID-19 infections ever to be reported in a single day for the district. Pixley ka Seme follows with 198 cases, ZF Mgcawu (145), JT Gaetsewe (95) and with 91 cases while 6 cases are unallocated. Namakwa and Pixley ka Seme were mainly influenced by backlogs.
Today, there were nine (9) newly recorded deaths related to COVID-19 complications reported across the Province, that occured within the past 30 days. These new deaths are from: Frances Baard (4), JT Gaetsewe (1), Namakwa (2) and ZF Mgcawu (1) while 1 death in unallocated. The Province cumulative total deaths has increased to 1 960.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases is currently standing at 6 809.
There were 689 people reported to have recovered from the disease, the Province total recoveries breached the 70 000 mark. The Province average recovery rate remains 89%, representing a cumulative total of 70 280 people who have recovered from COVID-19.