TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Honduras will extend its national curfew to April 19 as the country ramps up efforts to contain the coronavirus, the security ministry said on Wednesday.

The Central American country registered 31 new cases of the virus, bringing its total to 343 cases and 23 deaths, the system for risk prevention said.

(Reporting by Gustavo Palencia; writing by Julia Love; Editing by Sandra Maler)