🗓#KimberleyToday, Sunday 17/10/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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No Current Loadshedding
Even though there is currently no loadshedding, there remains a high risk to the system and loadshedding could again 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: 21°C Nice with sun and areas of high clouds.
🌑 Tonight: 4°C Clear and cold.
🌟 Max UV Index: 5 Moderate
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0%
🌬 Wind: SSW 17 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 30 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:42 AM
Sunset: 6:31 PM
Duration: 12:49 hr
Moonrise: 3:45 PM
Moonset: 4:39 AM
Duration: 12:54 hr
TODAY IS SPREADSHEET DAY
A holiday sure to appeal to some people more than others, Spreadsheet Day commemorates the date that VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet program for personal computers, was released – October 17th, 1979. Since its beginnings, Spreadsheet Day has grown to become a day for celebrating both the advantages and the aggravations of working with spreadsheet software.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
17 October 1871, The Keate Award made public.
17 October 1918, Champion golfer of the Diamond Fields Robert S Chatfield dies in epidemic.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10930
🍽 #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
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
22 OCT – Tee Kay live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
17 OCT – Vice-Chancellors Cycle Challenge @ Sol Plaatje University: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38488
22 OCT – Ivan Roux Live @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38507
23 OCT – Golf Day @ Sishen Golf Club: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38483
29 OCT – Boshof Skou Inry Konsert: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38561
30 OCT – Kimberley Harriers Diamond Marathon: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=14180
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 (16 October 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 619 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,916,179. This increase represents a 2.2% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 25 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,587 to date.
18,151,283 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (21%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal accounting for 19%. Gauteng accounted for 15%; Eastern Cape and Free State each accounted for 11% respectively; Northern Cape accounted for 9%; North West accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5%; and Limpopo accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 16 OCTOBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 53 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 91 955 people infected with COVID-19.
In today’s update, Frances Baard reported the highest infections with 18 cases, followed by Pixley ka Seme (11), Namakwa (10), JT Gaetsewe 8 and ZF Mgcawu (5) while 1 case is unallocated.
Today, there were three (3) new deaths (related to COVID-19 complications) reported across the Province. These deaths are from Frances Baard, ZF Mgcawu and Namakwa, each with one (1) death. The Province total cumulative deaths currently stand at 2 233.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases currently stands at 2 184.
The Province average recovery rate currently stand at 95%, representing a cumulative total of 87 538 people who have recovered from COVID-19.