🗓#KimberleyToday, Wednesday 06/10/2021
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: 30°C Warmer with plenty of sunshine.
🌑 Tonight: 9°C Mainly clear.
🌟 Max UV Index: 10 Very High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌧️ Chance of Rain: 0%
🌬 Wind: ENE 11 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 17 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 5:54 AM
Sunset: 6:24 PM
Duration: 12:30 hr
Moonrise: 6:02 AM
Moonset: 6:32 PM
Duration: 12:30 hr
TODAY IS NOODLE DAY
The steam rising from a bowl of noodle soup is a thing of magic, with rich aromas and the promise of a deliciously warmed belly. In cultures all over the world, noodles have served as a foundation of comfort food, and Noodle Day celebrates this long history and the place they play in everyone’s life today.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
6 October 1879, Kgosi Galeshewe sentenced to 12 years gaol for his part in the Uprising.
6 October 1911, Sister Henrietta Stockdale dies in Kimberley
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=5587
🍽 #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
🍕DAILY: Chicken Schnitzel Special @ The Couch Potato: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38520
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
6 OCT – Customer Event @ Herholdt’s Group: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38377
8 OCT – Tee Kay live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=22586
9 OCT – Diana Fouche Live @ The OX: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=25190
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
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 (5 October 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 768 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 907 619. This increase represents a 2.7% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 103 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87 922 to date.
17 828 983 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (25%), followed by Western Cape (20%); Gauteng Province accounted for 17%; Eastern Cape and Free State accounted for 8% each; Mpumalanga & North West accounted for 7% each; Northern Cape accounted for 6%; and Limpopo accounted for 3% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 05 OCTOBER 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 48 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province cumulative total currently stands at 91 171 people infected with COVID-19. The Province daily new cases have been below 100 for the third day in succession.
In today’s update, all five districts recorded cases below 25, with Frances Baard having the highest infections 21 cases, followed by JT Gaetsewe (6) and Namakwa with 3 cases. Sol Plaatje recorded the infections among local municipalities in the Province, with 18 cases.
Today, there were seven (7) new deaths (related to COVID-19 complications) reported across the Province. These new cases are from: Frances Baard (5), JT Gaetsewe (1) and ZF Mgcawu (1). The Province total cumulative deaths currently stands at 2 201.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases stand at 5 023.
There were 761 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate remain 91%, representing a cumulative total of 83 947 people who have recovered from COVID-19.