Coronavirus is a type of virus that causes diseases in animals. In humas it attacks the respiratory system. But letal forms of the disease have developed lately including SARS; Severe acute respiratory syndrome,
MERS; Middle east respiratory syndrome, and currently, COVID- 19; Severe acute respiratory disease, now renamed coronavirus disease 2019.
Coronavirus disease 2019
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest from of the disease to hit the world. It is spreading fast.The disease is known to have been transfered from animals to man.There is presently no drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19 infections.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Symptoms generally start with sneezing, coughing and running nose, and then later complicates to shortness of breadth, pheomonia, kidney failure, fever, diarrhea, decrease of white blood cells, and eventually, death.
How COVID-19 is spread
The disease is spread by small droplets from infected people when they breathe, cough or sneeze.It is important that an infected person covers his or her mouth when coughing or sneezing and doesn’t come in close contact with people to prevent the spread of the disease.
WHO has released guidelines to prevent spread of infection which incudes;
- Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze,
- Washing your hands thoroughly especially when you have cold symptoms or in close contact with an infected person.
- Have meat and eggs well cooked.
- Not moving close to and infected person.
Incubation period and treatment of COVID-19
The incubation period of the disease is said to be between 2 to 14 days. Some cases of up to 24 days have also been reported. Fatality rate is less than 5% of the number of people infected.For many infected, the disease resolves on its own with the aid of some strong antibiotics, however there is no known drug that can directly treat or prevent the infection at this time.
Diamond bank mobile banking code is *426#. It can be used together with your phone number to transfer funds, check balance, buy airtime, change pin and much more. Your phone number must be the one registered with your bank account with Diamond bank. To use this code you must have opened a bank account with them. This type of mobile banking do not need internet to function; just your mobile phone number.
How to use Diamond bank mobile bank code
To register/activate *426#. For your account, follow these steps;
- Dial *426# with your registered phone number with the bank.
- Enter the last six numbers of your ATM card.
- Enter your diamond bank account number.
- Create a 4 digit pin to use for your mobile bank transactions.
To change pin
- Dial *426*0#.
- Enter the last six numbers of your ATM card & account number.
- At the Prompt, change PIN
To check account balance
- Dial *426*00#
- Select account number
- Receive account balance through sms.
To request for debit card
- Dial *426#
- Selected card request.
- Select account number.
- Selected /confirm pickup location.
- Authenticate transaction with your PIN.
To transfer funds to Diamond bank account or other bank account
- Dial *426*AMOUNT*NUBAN Account Number# (e.g.: *426*5000*3204516745#).
- Confirm transaction with your PIN.
To buy airtime:
(Load phone number registered with bank)
- Dial *426*Amount# (e.g.: *426*1000#)
(Load other phone numbers)
- dial *426*Amount*Phone Number#. (e.g. *426*2000*08054878626)
(Requirements also similar to other Nigerian Banks)
What is Current Account?
A current account is an account that allows you to deposit or receive payments using cheques. It is an account that is best suited for regular transactions.
What you need to open a current account with diamond bank
- ₦5000 (opening balance).
- Completed application form, you can download it HERE.
- 2 completed reference forms. (Must be current account holders).
- 2 signature specimen cards.
- Valid identification i.e voters card, international passport, driver’s license.
- 2 passport photo. (recent)
- Proof of address i.e. electricity bill, tenancy agreement.
See opening of savings account
See opening of domiciliary account
Benefits of opening a current account with diamond bank
- Zero operating balance.
- No monthly fees.