- Senator Koko Pimentel was reportedly spotted shopping at a grocery store in Bonifacio Global City
- He went to the said store on March 16, just two days after he began experiencing body aches and flu
- The management of the said establishment already issued a statement about what happened
- S&R revealed that the employees who got in contact with the politician are now undergoing quarantine
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was spotted shopping at a grocery store in Bonifacio Global City on Monday, March 16.
KAMI learned that the grocery store named S&R confirmed the said information through a statement that was released recently on social media.
It appeared that the lawmaker went to the said establishment two days after he began experiencing flu and body aches.
According to S&R management, the footages of its CCTV during the said date showed that the politician was indeed shopping inside its BGC store.
All the employees who got in contact with the Senator are now placed under quarantine.
The store also makes sure that daily disinfection will be done to avoid the possible spread of the novel coronavirus.
"It was confirmed that the senator was at the S&R BGC on March 16, 2020. CCTV footage showed him checking out at counter 13 at exactly 1:59 p.m.," the statement reads.
“As a result, S&R employees who were in contact with the senator were already placed in quarantine. S&R BGC also took extra disinfection steps… We disinfect our stores daily and ascertain that our staff are clear prior to work,” it added.
In a previous article by KAMI, Senator Pimentel revealed to the public that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.
Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is one of the incumbent Senators in the Philippines. He is currently in hot water because of his decision to go to the Makati Medical Center despite being on self-quarantine.
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