Stanbic Bank Uganda reduces charges
Stanbic Bank Uganda reduces charges to help mitigate COVID-19 spread. PHOTO/TWITTER

Coronavirus: Stanbic Bank Uganda reduces charges to help mitigate COVID-19 spread

Stanbic Bank Uganda in partnership with Uganda Bankers Association has reduced pricing on some of their services for the next 30 days to help mitigate the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

This is aimed to ease on customer’s burden at a time when the country is facing a big battle with the increasing cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Stanbic Bank reduces charges
COVID-19: Stanbic Bank reduces charges in wake of Coronavirus

According to Stanbic Bank management, they are taking all necessary steps to implement measures to support customers and promote their health after Uganda confirmed more 8 coronavirus cases.

As a result, they are encouraging their customers to make use of all Stanbic bank digital channels as much as possible to conduct their daily banking activities and for making payments.

Under the services, customers will be free to make payments using Stanbic App, Online Banking and Mobile Banking (*290#) for DSTV, GOtv, Utilities (Water & Electricity), URA, Instant Money, SMS Alerts

They will have access to free money withdrawal of up to Ushs 50, 000 per day at all Stanbic Bank agent outlets located across the country.

Other offers including free bank accounts to all mobile wallet transactions below value Ushs 30,000 per day are also now on board in addition to free issuing of VISA Debit Cards to all existing customers.

Relatively, customers who are also seeking to replace their VISA Debit Cards will be in a position to do it at a free cost.

Meanwhile, Stanbic Bank encourages their customers to register and use cashless banking solutions like our Stanbic App (download from Apple iStore or Google Play Store), Mobile Banking for all day to day banking transactions and VISA Debit Card for payments.

This will help to reduce mass movement and congestion of people in all Stanbic bank branches thereby limiting on grounds through which coronavirus can be spread.

COVID – 19 updates in Uganda

As of today, total cases of the deadly coronavirus in Uganda have risen to nine in only a space of three days.

Eight new cases of the were confirmed on Monday, 23, to add to the one case that was confirmed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday last week.

While addressing a presser yesterday at the MOH offices in Wandegeya, health minister Jane Ruth Aceng said 35 samples were checked and out of these 8 tested positive of the virus.

All the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai on March 20th and March 22nd.