🗓#KimberleyToday, Monday 16/08/2021
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: 22°C Abundant sunshine and warmer; pleasant this afternoon.
🌑 Tonight: 7°C Partly cloudy.
🌟 Max UV Index: 5 Moderate
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: N 17 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 30 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:53 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Duration: 11:05 hr
Moonrise: 12:02 PM
Moonset: 2:14 AM
Duration: 14:12 hr
TODAY IS TELL A JOKE DAY
Why did the chicken cross the road? What is black and white and red all over? Knock knock? These jokes, and many more and given during a day of the year. I am not talking about April Fool’s Day and the pranks that accompany that day, but this for the comedy and wordplay of Tell a Joke Day!
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
16 August 1883, The mining camps of Dutoitspan and Bultfontein named Beaconsfield.
16 August 1885, Stephanus Opperman killed by Jan Barley and Stemmer near Barkly West.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10313
🍽 #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
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
18 AUG – Customer Event @ Herholdt’s Group: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38377
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
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 (15 August 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports 10,139 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,605,586. This increase represents a 21% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 272 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 77,141 to date.
15,595,731 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 (26%). Eastern Cape accounted for 13%; Gauteng Province accounted for 12%; Free State accounted for 5%; Mpumalanga, North West and Northern Cape each accounted for 4% respectively; and Limpopo Province accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 15 AUG 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 406 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total is standing at 72 908 people infected with COVID-19.
ZF Mgcawu continues to record the highest daily COVID-19 infections in the Province, today reporting 121, followed by Pixley ka Seme (84), JT Gaetsewe (74), Frances Baard (65) and Namakwa with 62 cases.
Today, there were no newly recorded deaths related to COVID-19 complications reported across the Province. The Province cumulative total deaths remain at 1 847.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases currently stand at 5 673.
There were 338 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate remain 90%, representing a cumulative total of 65 386 people who have recovered from COVID-19.