🗓#KimberleyToday, Sunday 15/08/2021
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: 17°C A passing morning shower; otherwise, warmer with clouds giving way to some sun.
🌑 Tonight: 4°C Clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 4 Moderate
⛈ Thunderstorms: 11%
🌬 Wind: NE 13 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 20 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:53 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Duration: 11:05 hr
Moonrise: 11:19 AM
Moonset: 1:07 AM
Duration: 13:48 hr
TODAY IS RELAXATION DAY
Slow down… breath, and relax. Relaxation Day is all about winding down and just taking it easy. If you’re lucky enough to have the day off work, enjoy a quiet morning watching TV from the sofa, and perhaps consider some light gardening in the afternoon – all in the spirit of relaxing!
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
15 August 1858, Gasebonwe executed at Rooidam.
15 August 1881, Rev Zaccheus Richard Mahabane born.
15 August 1925, England Ladies defeat GW Ladies at hockey 7-0.
15 August 1927, The new X-Ray building at the Kimberley Hospital opened.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10304
🍽 #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 (14 August 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, 13,021 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,595,447. This increase represents a 21.6% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 238 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 76,869 to date.
15,547,415 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (27%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (26%). Gauteng Province accounted for 14%; Eastern Cape accounted for 10%; Mpumalanga accounted for 7%; Free State and North West each accounted for 5% respectively; Northern Cape accounted for 4%; and Limpopo Province accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 14 AUG 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 459 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours, this is sharp increase compared to previous days. The Province cumulative total is standing at 72 504 people infected with COVID-19.
ZF Mgcawu continues to record the highest daily COVID-19 infections in the Province, today reporting 174, followed by JT Gaetsewe (89), Namakwa (87), Frances Baard (66) and Pixley ka Seme (29) while 14 cases are unallocated.
Today, there were ten (10) deaths related to COVID-19 complications reported across the Province, which occurred in last 30 days. These new deaths are from: Frances Baard (4), JT Gaetsewe (3) and ZF Mgcawu (3). The Province cumulative total deaths increases to 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 5 607.
There were 150 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate remain 90%, representing a cumulative total of 65 048 people who have recovered from COVID-19.