Royal Mail postman wipes his nose with his hand, then repeatedly touches someone’s front door while delivering a letter while the coronavirus is locked
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A Royal Mail postman wiped his nose with his hand and then repeatedly touched someone’s front door with the same hand.
Doorbell images capture the postman delivering letters to a property in East London before wiping his nose with his hand.
He then takes that hand and slides it along the side of the entrance and all over the front door.
Postman delivers letters to front door of East London property during coronavirus lockout
He opens his bag to collect more letters for another delivery then wipes his nose with the hand with which he continues to touch the entrance with
As he is about to leave the Royal Mail employee, he wipes his nose with his hand and repeatedly touches the left side of the property entrance.
The shocking images show the postman using the hand with which he wiped his nose to tap the side of the entrance, the handle and the front door.
Social media has requested that the employee be terminated for putting people at risk of sunstroke during a coronavirus.
“I don’t understand why people do this? They just want to watch the world burn, “said one user on Reddit.
He drags his hand along the side of the entrance, touches the handle next to the door and then pats the front door.
The postman taps the entire front door after wiping his nose with his hand during the coronavirus
The NHS advises people not to touch their face and use tissue when sneezing or coughing to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Royal Mail said it had opened an investigation, changed its parcel handling procedures and been in contact with the affected customer who removed the video.