🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 29/10/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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ESKOM: Stage 2 loadshedding active until 05:00 on Saturday, 30 Oct 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: 25°C Widely separated thunderstorms this morning; otherwise, increasingly windy with clouds giving way to some sun.
🌑 Tonight: 13°C Clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 8 Very High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 30% – Day / 0% – Night
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 50% – Day / 1% – Night
🌬 Wind: WNW 28 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 48 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:31 AM
Sunset: 6:39 PM
Duration: 13:08 hr
Moonrise: 1:30 AM
Moonset: 12:05 PM
Duration: 10:35 hr
TODAY IS INTERNET DAY
The Internet is everywhere these days, being accessed on phones and tablets, tied into our cameras and our TV’s. Wi-Fi is accessible from everywhere these days, from city buses to your neighborhood McDonald’s, and the world grows smaller every day as a result. Internet Day is a celebration of this culmination of computing and communication technology, and they way it has brought all our lives together.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
29 October 1872, Harry Barnato, the elder brother of Barney, stages his first show on the Diamond Fields.
29 October 1888, William Hart accidentally killed in the Kimberley Mine.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=11089
🍽 #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
🍔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
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
29 OCT – Diana Fouche Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25190
25-30 OCT -The Urban Christmas Market: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35936
29-30 OCT – Badminton Funday Event @ De Beers Club: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38589
29-30 OCT – Kersmark @ AP Kerk: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25240
29 OCT – Boshof Skou Inry Konsert: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38561
29-30 OCT – eKitchini Moments in Time Concert @ Northern Cape Theatre: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38596
30 OCT – CANSA Shades of Pink Virtual Health Walk: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37389
30 OCT – CANSA Shades of Pink Health Walk @ Caritas: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37464
30 OCT – Kimberley Harriers Diamond Marathon: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=14180
30 OCT – Mini Basaar @ NG Kerk Kimberley: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=29965
30 OCT – Tee Kay Live @ The Flamingo Casino: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38108
30 OCT – Lekker Vastrap @ Camelot Boma: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38567
30 OCT – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
6 NOV – Boeremark @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35466
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 (28 October 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 533 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,921,114. This increase represents a 1.7% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 55 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,104 to date.
18,471,818 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (28%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal accounting for 17%. Western Cape accounted for 14%; Free State accounted for 10%; Northern Cape accounted for 8%; Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga each accounted for 7% respectively; North West accounted for 5%; and Limpopo accounted for 4% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 28 OCTOBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 40 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 92 401 people infected with COVID-19.
In today’s update, Frances Baard reported the highest infections with 14 cases, followed by JT Gaetsewe (11), Namakwa (6), ZF Mgacwu (5) and Pixley ka Seme (1) while 3 cases are unallocated.
Today, there were five (5) new deaths (related to COVID-19 complications) reported across the Province, all occurred during this month. These new deaths are from: Frances Baard (4) and 1 is unallocated. The Province total cumulative deaths increased to 2 251.
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 1 608.
The Province average recovery rate stand at 96%, representing a cumulative total of 88 542 people who have recovered from COVID-19.