Parents who planned to dine out with their kids in the Big Apple on Monday were shocked to find out that 5- to 11-year-olds can’t get into restaurants without being vaccinated against the coronavirus — and the rule is about to get even tougher, the NY Post reports.

An update to the “Key to NYC” vaccination mandate that Mayor Bill de Blasio announced earlier this month required that all children 12 and up be fully vaccinated — with either two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer formulations, or one of Johnson & Johnson’s — to enter restaurants, gyms and movie theaters or other entertainment venues as of Dec. 14.

Five- to 11-year-olds only needed one dose but will need to be fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.

“They can eat outside, but who is going to eat outside with 5-and 6-year-old kids in this weather?” one person said. Temperatures in the city topped out at 38 degrees in Central Park on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.... Read More: NY Post