Revolting video shows Hermes delivery driver coughing up phlegm and spitting on self-isolating customer’s porch during Covid-19 lockdown
- Corrine Howart from Birmingham saw a delivery driver spat on her home’s porch
- The clip, which was captured on doorbell cam, shows the driver first scratching
- He then spits on the floor before returning to his van and leaves the area
A revolting video shows a courier spitting on a self-isolating customer’s porch while delivering a package.
Corinne Howart, from Birmingham, caught the disgusting moment on her doorbell camera.
The asthma sufferer has accused Hermes, who apparently delivered the parcel, of ‘giving her a death sentence’, as she only spotted the unhygienic act when reviewing the footage days later.
Corinne Howart, from Birmingham claims a delivery driver spat on her porch while delivering a package to her home earlier this month
Ms Howart said she saw the incident after reviewing a recording of the shocking footage
Ms Howart said she has been in self isolation since mid January due to underlying health conditions
Corinne Howart, pictured, posted footage of the incident on the internet
In the clip, a delivery man is seen ringing Ms Howart’s doorbell and waiting to drop off her package.
As he waits he begins to scratch himself, before loudly clearing his throat.
He continues to gather spit before leaning over and depositing his phlegm onto Ms Howart’s porch.
Ms Howart took to social media to complain about the delivery man.
She later posted the footage with the caption: ‘The Spitting Delivery Man!
‘Listen to this with sound on. I’ve been in lockdown since Jan 12 due to underlying health issues.
‘I didn’t know he’d done this as I didn’t see the video for a couple of days. I had no chance to avoid what he did.
‘So much for all the Covid delivery practices! He’s potentially given me a death sentence.
‘Please let anyone know about this who you think might need to take care.’
A spokesperson for Hermes said: ‘This incident was dealt with yesterday as soon as we were made aware of it.
‘We have apologised to the customer and offered to send round a cleaning team.
‘Whilst we do not believe this was a malicious act it is entirely unacceptable and this courier will not be delivering on behalf of Hermes whilst we investigate.’