FIRST Lady Melania Trump has called pregnant Carrie Symonds to wish Boris Johnson a speedy recovery from the coronavirus.

President Trump's wife called the PM's fiancée and said she was "praying for their full and speedy recoveries" after both were struck down with Covid-19.

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The couple are understood to be recovering at the PM's country retreat Chequers, where Miss Symonds took the call.

The readout of conversation, from the White House, added: "Mrs Trump reaffirmed that the United States stands together with the United Kingdom in the fight to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.

"Mrs Trump and Ms Symonds expressed optimism that the United States and the United Kingdom would get through this difficult period and emerge stronger than before."

Earlier Carrie revealed how she was "worried sick" about the PM when he was battling the killer virus in intensive care.

The pregnant 32-year-old expressed her gratitude to the "incredible" NHS staff at St Thomas' hospital saying "I will never stop thanking you" after her partner was discharged.

Mr Johnson, 55, spent three gruelling nights in intensive care a day after being admitted to the medical facility last weekend when his Covid-19 symptoms worsened.

He was discharged Sunday after his condition improved and has been reunited with Carrie – who is seven months pregnant with their first child.

My Symonds, who has also been ill with coronavirus-like symptoms in recent weeks, tweeted her thanks to the staff at St Thomas’.

She wrote: “'I cannot thank our magnificent NHS enough. The staff at St Thomas’ Hospital have been incredible.

“I will never, ever be able to repay you and I will never stop thanking you.

“There were times last week that were very dark indeed.

“My heart goes out to all those in similar situations, worried sick about their loved ones.

“Thank you also to everyone who sent such kind messages of support. Today I’m feeling incredibly lucky.”

President Trump revealed Americans were praying for Boris when he was first admitted to hospital.

He paid tribute to the PM saying: "I want to send best wishes to a very good friend of mine, and a friend to our nation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

"Americans are all praying for his recovery – he's been a really good friend and something very special: strong, resolute, doesn't quit, doesn't give up."


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