Minimum components of personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent infections in confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19

ProtectionSuggested PPE
Respiratory protectionFFP2 or FFP3 respirator
Eye protectionGoggles or face shield
Body protectionLong-sleeved water-resistant gown
Hand protectionGloves

It is also suggested to use a: FFP3 respirator when performing an aerosol-generating procedure; single-use plastic apron on top of the non-water-resistant gowns if long-sleeved water-resistant gowns are not available; and goggles that fit the contours of the user's face and are compatible with the respirator. Reproduced from [5] with permission of the ECDC.