🗓#KimberleyToday, Friday 30/07/2021
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: 21°C Nice with plenty of sun.
🌑 Tonight: -1°C Clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 4 Moderate
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: N 7 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 11 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 7:06 AM
Sunset: 5:49 PM
Duration: 10:43 hr
Moonset: 11:10 AM
TODAY IS FRIENDSHIP DAY
Grab your phone, jump on your bike, or fire up the Playstation for old time’s sake, it’s Friendship Day! The day of the year where friends from all over the world show appreciation for one another and remind you why they’re your very best bud. Whether you want to send a card, shoot over a text message, create a photo collage on Facebook, or go and see them in person, there is a way for everybody to celebrate Friendship Day.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
30 July 1870, Stafford Parker elected as President of the Digger’s Republic in Klipdrift (Barkly West).
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10092
🍽 #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 @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25837
🍗DAILY: Ayoba Meal Special @ Barcelos: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35278
🍗DAILY: Thumbs Up Feast @ Barcelos: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=31926
🍔MON+WED: Tasty Twins Special @ Barcelos: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=6199
🍔DAILY: Mjojo Cheeseburger Meal @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=34546
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🍖FRI+SAT: Spareribs Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37525
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
31 JUL – Tee Kay Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
31 JUL – CANSA Active Virtual Run/Walk/Cycle: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38319
31 JUL – Wingman Manne Avontuur @ Alpha Plaas: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38219
31 JUL – Christmas in July @ Pro Plants: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38123
7 AUG – Camelot Musiekfees: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38084
14 AUG – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
25 SEP – Mark Dag @ MMGE: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37527
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As of today (29 July 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports 13 751 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 422 151. This increase represents a 24.6% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 523 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 71 431 to date.
14 750 901 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (29%), followed by Gauteng (27%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 14%; Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga each accounted for 7%; Limpopo and North West each accounted for 5%; Free State accounted for 4%; and Northern Cape accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 29 JULY 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 411 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total stand at 66 463 people infected with COVID-19. For the second day in a row, the number of new cases reported are above the 400 mark, resulting in slightly higher new cases during the current 7-day period.
Today, ZF Mgcawu reported the highest COVID-19 infections with 181, followed by Frances Baard (80), Namakwa (53), Pixley ka Seme (51), and JT Gaetsewe (44) while 2 cases are unallocated. With today’s cases, ZF Mgcawu is setting a new daily record with the highest reported cases in a single day, since the start of the pandemic in the district.
Today, there were two (2) new deaths related to COVID-19 complications across the Province which occurred in the past 30 days. These new deaths are from: Frances Baard (1) and ZF Mgcawu (1). A further 16 deaths have been identified which occurred more than one month ago. This brings the Province cumulative total deaths to 1 742.
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 4 683.
There were 239 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate remain 90%, representing a cumulative total of 60 036 people who have recovered from COVID-19.