KFC delivery drivers ignore social distance from coronaviruses and band together to pick up orders as chain launches investigation – The Sun

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KFC launched an investigation after the delivery drivers ignored the social distancing measures and gathered to pick up the orders.

Photos show workers assembled outside a recently opened restaurant in Filton, Bristol, despite coronvairus rules.

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    KFC opened investigation after delivery drivers ignored social distancing in Filton, Bristol
KFC opened investigation after delivery drivers ignored social distancing in Filton, BristolCredit: BPM Media
    A crowd can be seen gathering outside the recently opened restaurant
A crowd can be seen gathering outside the recently opened restaurantCredit: BPM Media

Hundreds of KFC restaurants have reopened in the UK to deliver food during the lockout, with social distancing measures being introduced in stores to keep staff and customers safe.

This includes keeping people two meters apart and involves a “contactless transfer” of food.

The photos sent to Bristol Live, however, show that the deliverers are flouting the measurements, grouped against each other while waiting to take orders.

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A KFC spokesperson told Sun Online, “We have introduced new measures to ensure that we reopen responsibly for both our team members and the delivery drivers.

“These include floor stickers and clear signage to help delivery drivers follow advice on social distancing, as well as contactless delivery of food.”

“It is nice to see how much we have missed – and we are grateful to our teams for working hard to meet the demand!

“We are looking at what happened at our Filton restaurant and our delivery partners are following up with their drivers in the area to remind them of these new processes. “

It is unknown who the delivery drivers worked for, but a sticker on the Filton restaurant indicates that Deliveroo is among them.

A Deliveroo spokesperson said, “Our cycling support team is in constant touch with cyclists on the importance of respecting social distance, including strict guidelines and standards to follow.

“This includes regular prompts in our runner app to remind runners of the importance of contactless delivery, social outreach and hand washing. “

“We have made it clear that if a cyclist is found to be in violation of these important public health measures – via reports from other cyclists, customers, restaurant staff or local government officials – they will no longer be able to work with Deliveroo. “

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