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A coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination sign is seen posted at the entrance of Nighthawk Cinema in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

NYC to begin enforcing proof of vaccination mandates

New York City officials announced the city began enforcing vaccine mandates as more than 300,000 New Yorkers have returned to work. Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said enforcement of the proof of vaccination mandate began on Monday, with non-complying businesses faced with fines of $1,000 for not asking customers for proof of vaccination.