A cloth face covering should cover the nose , go under the chin and:
- fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
- be secured with ties or ear loops
- include at least 2 layers of fabric
- allow for breathing without restriction
Wearing a mask
Before putting on or taking off a face mask, wash your hands with soap and water. Or use hand sanitiser. To put on a cloth mask, raise it to your face and place the straps around each ear. Put the top part over your nose, then pull the bottom part over your mouth and chin.