(CBS Detroit) — As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Metro Detroit, doctors are urging Michiganders to wear the correct masks.
Health officials with The Detroit Medical Center said cloth masks do not protect people as well as surgical masks.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Where are the Female CEOs in Michigan?
The top recommendation is the N-95 MASK.READ MORE: MSU Police: Tip From Private Investigator Led To Discovery Of Body Believed To Be Brendan Santo
Doctors said a surgical mask should be worn underneath the washable cloth mask to protect against virus particles.
They said the best mask usually offers between two to three layers for protection.MORE NEWS: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks
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