Infographic: How protective is the mask you’re wearing?

There are several different types of masks that can help prevent the spread COVID-19. Respirator masks offer the highest level of protection against Omicron and other variants of COVID-19, but the most effective mask to protect yourself against COVID-19 and the Omicron variant is one that, when worn, fits well and does not have any air gaps.
The infographic below highlights roughly how long protection lasts for different masks (including not wearing a mask).