At a time when cases of covid 19 are increasing and restrictions are increasing, many people are grappling with the question: what type of mask is most advisable to wear? There are 3 types of mask, however, each has its function and are predestined for certain and certain situations.
The mask that you should always have on hand to go out on the street, go to the supermarket or when you are indoors with more people, is the social or individual protection mask.
Within this section, however, there are two levels (2 and 3). Level 2's have a minimum filtration rate of 90% and are suitable for frequent contact with the public.
This is where Protect Others fit. In addition to having a filtration greater than 95%, they are reusable and can be washed up to 50 times.
Finally, also in this section, there are also level 3. They have a minimum filtration rate of 70% and can be used for less frequent contacts. Both levels can be single use or reusable.
Following is an infographic to explain the types of masks that exist.