🗓#KimberleyToday, Wednesday 25/08/2021
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%.
💧‼️ CURRENT WATER STATUS: ‼️💧
UPDATE: 23 APR 2021 – 08:00
Nightly Water Shutdown
Sol Plaatje have stated that Newton Reservoir pumps are turned off nightly until an adequate water level is achieved.
Time of Nightly Water Shutdown: 22:00 – 04:00 / 10pm – 4am
PLEASE NOTE: As in the past, sometimes water was switched off earlier than specified or switched on later than the times mentioned.
☀ Today: 26°C Plenty of sunshine.
🌑 Tonight: 0°C Increasing cloudiness.
🌟 Max UV Index: 6 High
⛈ Thunderstorms: 0%
🌬 Wind: NNE 9 km/h
🌬 Gusts: 15 km/h
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’s SKY
Sunrise: 6:44 AM
Sunset: 6:03 PM
Duration: 11:19 hr
Moonrise: 9:01 PM
Moonset: 9:09 AM
Duration: 12:08 hr
TODAY IS KISS AND MAKEUP DAY
We all have fights with our nearest and dearest now and again. Whether a sibling dispute, a marital tiff, a spat with a best friend or a clash with the parents; whether it’s about a lie, a misunderstanding, relationships or the state of the kitchen, today it’s time to kiss and make up.
TODAY IN KIMBERLEY’S HISTORY
25 AUGUST 1904, De Beers takes over the town council electricity
25 AUGUST 1954, Gallery founder Alfred Martin Duggan-Cronin dies.
Read more at https://www.kimberley.org.za/?p=5056
🍽 #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: Cram-Decker Promotion @ Debonairs: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=30135
🍕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: Pizza Special @ The Couch Potato Restaurant & Take Away: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38391
🗓 #WHAT2DO & EVENTS
ALL EVENT DETAILS, LOCATIONS & TIMES @
19 AUG-3 SEP – Miss Kimberley Plus Size – Online Auditions: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38405
28 AUG – Yonder Hartsfees Potjiekos Kompetisie: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38393
2 SEP – Steve Hofmeyr Live @ Camelot: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38389
4 SEP – Vulture Conservation Trail Run: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=24521
4 SEP – Spring Break Picnic @ Barkly West Resort: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38412
4 SEP – Lente Markdag @ Klipkraal Padstal: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38403
4 SEP – Boeremark @ Route 64 at Gum Tree: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=35466
11 SEP – Willem Botha Mud Masterclass @ Bella Cardi: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=38407
18 SEP – Market @ Kimberley SPCA: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37971
25 SEP – Mark Dag @ MMGE: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37527
T-Shirt Printing Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=37758
My Photos Special @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=34667
Personalized Printed Mugs Promotion @ Liza’s Creations: https://www.kimberley.co.za/?p=36041
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As of today (24 August 2021), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service reports 10,346 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2, 708, 951. This increase represents a 18.6% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 369 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 79 953 to date.
16,096,581 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (31%), followed by Western Cape and Eastern Cape which accounted for 20% each. Gauteng Province accounted for 9%; Free State accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5%; Northern Cape and North West accounted for 3% each; and Limpopo Province accounted for 2% of today’s new cases.
NORTHERN CAPE COVID-19 STATISTICS AS AT 24 AUG 2021
The National Department of Health announced an additional 361 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the Northern Cape in the past 24 hours. The Province has a cumulative total of 77 473 people infected with COVID-19.
ZF Mgcawu recorded the highest daily COVID-19 infections in the Province with 151 new cases, followed by Frances Baard (83), JT Gaetsewe (58), Pixley ka Seme (56) and Namakwa with 13 cases.
Today, there were thirteen (13) newly recorded deaths related to COVID-19 complications reported across the Province, that occured within the past 30 days. These new deaths are from: Frances Baard (3), JT Gaetsewe (2), Namakwa (3), ZF Mgcawu (4) and Pixley ka Seme (1). The Province cumulative total deaths has increased to 1 933.
We convey our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of the departed.
The number of total active cases is currently standing at 6 370.
There were 731 people reported to have recovered from the disease. The Province average recovery rate remains 89%, representing a cumulative total of 69 168 people who have recovered from COVID-19.