🗓#KimberleyToday, Tuesday 12/10/2021
TODAY’S WEATHER, EVENTS, SPECIALS & PROMOTIONS
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Stage 2 Loadshedding active until 05:00 on Thursday, 14 October 2021.
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: 32°C Very warm with times of clouds and sun.
🌑 Tonight: 14°C Partly cloudy.
🌟 Max UV Index: 9 Very High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0%
🌬 Wind: NNW 15 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 26 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:48 AM
Sunset: 6:28 PM
Duration: 12:40 hr
Moonrise: 10:34 AM
Moonset: 1:14 AM
Duration: 14:40 hr
TODAY IS WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY
Throughout the world millions of people are affected by arthritis, their lives being changed by the sometimes constant pain of inflamed joints. World Arthritis Day is a day to remember and raise awareness of this condition, and how it affects the lives of those that suffer with it. World Arthritis day was brought about by the Arthritis Foundation to do just that, and to encourage policymakers to help lower the burden of those suffering from Arthritis all over the world.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
12 October 1881, Christian von Abo accidentally killed in Dutoitspan Mine.
12 October 1888, The first Poor Sisters of Nazareth arrive in Kimberley.
12 October 1899, H Robinow, DBCM Director, dies.
12 October 1910, A packet of 103 diamonds found while cleaning the Pioneers cemetery.
12 October 1917, Kekewich Calder killed in action in France aged 16 years and 11 months.
12 October 1945, Rev William Pescod, 43 years Minister of Bean St Methodist Church dies.
12 October 1985, Tram service re-opens in Kimberley.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=10885
🍽 #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 @
16 OCT – Braaidag vir Brande @ Diggies Pub & Grill: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38533
15-16 OCT -The Awakening Conference @ The Word Church: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38528
15 OCT – CANSA Glow in the Dark Walk @ Adamantia High School: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35909
15 OCT – Botriver Wineries Roadshow @ MMGE: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38536
16 OCT – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
16 OCT – Colour Run @ Elizabeth Conradie School: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38546
16 OCT – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
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
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 (11 October 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 201 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,912,346. This increase represents a 3.3% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 29 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,346 to date.
17,988,526 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (28%), followed by Gauteng Province (22%). Western Cape accounted for 16%; Eastern Cape accounted for 14%; Northern Cape accounted for 5%; Mpumalanga accounted for 4%; Free State and North West each accounted for 3% respectively; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 11 OCTOBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 11 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 91 616 people infected with COVID-19.
In today’s update, four districts in the Province reported less than 10 new cases, with exception of Pixley ka Seme where no new cases were recorded. The Province positivity rate (people confirmed with Covid-19 from those tested) is 6% from tests conducted in the past 24 hours.
Today, there were no new deaths (related to COVID-19 complications) reported across the Province. The Province total cumulative deaths currently stands at 2 219.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases currently standing at 4 406.
There were 99 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate is currently standing at 93%, representing a cumulative total of 84 991 people who have recovered from COVID-19.