🗓#KimberleyToday, Monday 06/09/2021
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%.
☀ Today: 22°C Pleasant with some clouds, then sunshine.
🌑 Tonight: 7°C Clear and chilly.
🌟 Max UV Index: 7 High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: SW 11 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 20 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:30 AM
Sunset: 6:09 PM
Duration: 11:39 hr
Moonrise: 6:21 AM
Moonset: 5:40 PM
Duration: 11:19 hr
TODAY IS READ A BOOK DAY
For some people, reading is their ultimate form of relaxation and fun! For others, reading can seem like a bit of a chore. No matter what category you fall into, we encourage you to embrace Read a Book Day. Usually, it is simply about finding the right book for you. From memoirs to sci-fi; there are so many different types of books out there today, so use Read a Book Day to find the perfect book for you to really get stuck into. Read on to discover everything that you need to know about Read a Book Day and the different ways that you can celebrate this date.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
6 September 1928, Springbok rugby player Ed Cotty dies at the Pulsator Works.
6 September 1937, Griqua rugby player and administrator JR de Melker dies.
6 September 1980, Kimberley Regiment Band involved in bus accident.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10539
🍽 #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: Get-To-Gather Sharing Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38427
🍕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 @
10 SEP – NOCCI Golf Day @ Kimberley Golf Club: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=14755
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 – CANSA Relay for Life – Potjie of Hope: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38425
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
Personalized Printed Mugs Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=36041
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As of today (5 September 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 5,931 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,819,945. This increase represents a 14.5% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 76 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 83,419 to date.
16,749,709 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (29%), followed by Western Cape (23%). Eastern Cape accounted for 15%; Free State and Gauteng Province each accounted for 9% respectively; Northern Cape each accounted for 6%; Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 4% respectively; and Limpopo Province accounted for 1% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 05 SEP 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 385 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province has a cumulative total of 84 208 people infected with COVID-19.
Namakwa recorded today’s highest infections in the Province, with 135 cases; followed by Frances Baard (95), ZF Mgcawu (85), JT Gaetsewe (41) and Pixley ka Seme (26) while 5 cases are unallocated.
Today, only one (1) death (related to COVID-19 complications) was reported from Namakwa district, occurred in the last 72 hours. The Province total cumulative deaths increased to 2 018.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases dropped below the 8 000 mark, standing at 7 241.
There were 1 759 people reported to have recovered from the disease (including backlog due delays in reporting). The Province average recovery rate increased to 89%, representing a cumulative total of 74 947 people who have recovered from COVID-19.