🗓#KimberleyToday, Thursday 02/12/2021
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 Nightly Water Shutdown Status
Nightly Water Shutdowns will be re-implemented from Monday 22 November 2021 at 20:00 (8pm) daily until further notice. Unfortunately no morning restoration time was given.
Time of Nightly Water Shutdown: 20:00 – unknown / 8pm – unknown
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: 28°C Breezy this morning; otherwise, times of clouds and sun with a thunderstorm in parts of the area this afternoon.
🌑 Tonight: 18°C Partly cloudy.
🌟 Max UV Index: 13 Extreme
⛈ Thunderstorms: 33% – Day / 0% – Night
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 55% – Day / 2% – Night
🌬 Wind: NNW 19 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 32 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:15 AM
Sunset: 7:06 PM
Duration: 13:51 hr
Moonrise: 3:36 AM
Moonset: 5:08 PM
Duration: 13:32 hr
TODAY IS FRITTERS DAY
Alright, let’s start this out by admitting something. Prior to Fritters Day we had no idea that Fritters came in any other variety than Apple. A whole new world was opened up to us when we discovered that there were blueberry fritters, and banana fritters, pineapple fritters and even clam and shrimp fritters.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
2 DECEMBER 1912, Beaconsfield amalgamates with Kimberley in 1912.
2 DECEMBER 1978, Rapid Bird Guide for Southern Africa launched by author Dr Richard Liversidge.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=6695
🍽 #WHERE2EAT SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
ALL WHERE 2 EAT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
🐟DAILY: Summer to Share Promotions @ Fishaways: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38575
🍕DAILY: Get-To-Gather Sharing Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38427
🍕DAILY: 5-Sausage Double-Stack Feast Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38587
🍕DAILY: Real Deal Pizza Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25533
🍔WED: Wacky Wednesday Special @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22002
🍔DAILY: Got Cheese King Steer Meal @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38665
🍔DAILY: Mega Cheese & Bacon Duo @ Steers: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38722
🥩MON: Suicide Steak Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38635
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
2-4 DEC – Yonder Hartsfees 2021 has been postponed. See link for events still active: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35196
3 DEC – Hadison Park Nagmark: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=36146
4 DEC – Magersfontein Trail Run 10km & 25km: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25462
4 DEC – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
4 DEC – Renosterfonds Dans @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38740
10 DEC – Christmas Pop Up Shop @ Halkett Road: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38531
10 DEC – CANSA Bingo Night @ Taberna Dei: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37534
EVERY WED: Double Olof Bergh & Coke Promotion @ The Couch Potato Restaurant: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38708
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As of today (01 December 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 8,561 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,976,613. This increase represents a 16.5% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 28 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,871 to date.
19,529, 031 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (72%), followed by Western Cape (7%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 6%. Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 4% respectively. Limpopo 3%, Free State 2% and Eastern Cape 1%. Northern Cape accounted for less than 1% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 01 DECEMBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 36 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 93 379 people infected with COVID-19. From tests conducted, the Province average positivity rate stand at 3.3%.
In today’s update, Frances Baard recorded the highest infections (18) , followed by JT Gaetsewe (9), ZF Mgcawu (4), Namakwa (3) and Pixley ka Seme (2). Since start of the week (29 Nov – 01 Dec), Frances Baard accounts for the highest cases reported (45.3%) followed by JT Gaetsewe (31.3%), ZF Mgcawu (9.4%), Namakwa (7.8%) and Pixley ka Seme with the least cases (6.3%).
There were no new COVID-19 related deaths that occurred in the past 72. However, one (1) death was updated from previous months as a result of delays in reporting. The total cumulative deaths in the Province stand at 2 388.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The Province average recovery rate currently stands at 97%, representing a cumulative total of 90 346 people who have recovered from COVID-19. And the number of total active cases stands at 487. The recovery rate at district level is as follows: Frances Baard (95%), JT Gaetsewe (97%), Namakwa (98%), Pixley ka Seme (98%) and ZM Mgcawu (97%).