(WSVN) - Health experts say it may be time for people to update their cloth face masks.

With the highly contagious omicron variant spreading at a fast pace, officials are recommending wearing three-ply surgical masks — those disposable medical masks sold at pharmacies or grocery stores.

They also said people can double up and wear a cloth mask on top of a surgical one.

The cloth mask, by itself, does not provide enough protection, they said.

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