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UK's Johnson wishes Prince Charles speedy coronavirus recovery

LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has wished Prince Charles a speedy recovery following news that the 71-year-old heir to the British throne has contracted coronavirus, Johnson's official spokesman said on Wednesday.

"The Prime Minister wishes the prince a speedy recovery," the spokesman told reporters at a briefing.

Charles's household said the prince was displaying "mild" symptoms of the disease. (Reporting by William James, writing by David Milliken; editing by Stephen Addison)