🗓#KimberleyToday, Wednesday 03/11/2021
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%.
☀ Today: 27°C Mostly sunny and nice.
🌑 Tonight: 8°C Clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 12 Extreme
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0% – Day / 0% – Night
🌬 Wind: SW 11 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 20 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:27 AM
Sunset: 6:43 PM
Duration: 13:16 hr
Moonrise: 4:30 AM
Moonset: 5:16 PM
Duration: 12:46 hr
TODAY IS SANDWICH DAY
Never underestimate the power of a good sandwich, there’s something special about the best of the worlds toppings slipped between two slices of bread.
How to celebrate Sandwich Day
Celebrating Sandwich Day is a wondrous delight, all you need to do is get in and make yourself every kind of sandwich you can imagine.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
3 NOVEMBER 1899, Kimberley Mine ceases work during the siege.
3 NOVEMBER 1904, Four Africans die in a mud rush in the Kimberley Mine.
3 NOVEMBER 1917, Cape Corps soldier Henry Hopsel fatally wounds a fellow drinker Jack Sebeela. Hopsel was later executed.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=5878
🍽 #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: Small Triple Decker Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38366
🍕DAILY: 5-Sausage Double-Stack Feast Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38587
🍔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 @
6 NOV – Back to School Bash & Braai @ Big Hole Driving Range: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38607
6 NOV – Tee Kay live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
17 NOV – NOCCI hosts Danie Botha Live @ The Crazy Horse Steak Ranch: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38621
1-5 NOV – The Urban Christmas Market: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35936
5-7 NOV – The Queen Show @ Northern Cape Theatre: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38601
6 NOV – Kimberley parkrun: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=15540
6 NOV – Boeremark @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35466
19 NOV – Juan Boucher Live @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37489
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As of today (2 November 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 169 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 922 391. This increase represents a 0.8% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 18 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 197 to date.
18 578 882 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng Province (22%), followed by Free State and KwaZulu-Natal at 17% each. Mpumalanga accounted for 12%; Western Cape accounted for 11%; Eastern Cape accounted for 8%; North West accounted for 7%; Northern Cape accounted for 5%; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 02 NOVEMBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 9 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 92 513 people infected with COVID-19. For two days in a row, the Province recorded single digit in new daily cases.
In today’s update, only Frances Baard, ZF Mgacwu and JT Gaetsewe recorded new infections, with 4, 3 and 2, respectively; while Pixley ka Seme and Namakwa districts had no new cases recorded for two days in succession.
Today, only one (1) death (related to COVID-19 complications) was reported from the Frances Baard district, which occurred in the last 72 hours. The total cumulative deaths in the Province stand at 2 277, included are backlogs from previous months due to delays in reporting.
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 1 584.
The Province average recovery rate stand at 96%, representing a cumulative total of 88 650 people who have recovered from COVID-19.