ROYAL Mail has apologised to its Somerset residents after Covid related issues caused delays to its mail delivery.

A spokesperson said “some areas of Somerset” recently experienced some delays “due to Covid related self-isolation”.

The full comment read: “The vast majority of mail is delivered safely and on time. We aim to deliver to all addresses we have mail for, six days a week. In some areas of Somerset, we have been experiencing some delays to service due to Covid related self-isolation.

“We would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience experienced.”

Anyone who has concerns over the delivery of their mail should contact the Royal Mail customer service team on 03457 740 740 or check