Phase One of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to reopen Florida after concerns over the spread of the coronavirus shut down much of the state begins Monday. Here’s what that means.

Restaurants and retail stores in Volusia and Flagler counties are opening Monday (at 25% capacity). Hair and nail salons are not. Elective surgeries can resume. Bars are still closed. Some parks are open again, but DeLeon Springs and Blue Spring aren’t, yet.


Phase One of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to reopen Florida after concerns over the spread of the coronavirus shut down much of the state begins Monday. Here’s what that means:


RESTAURANTS: Restaurants can offer outdoor seating with 6-foot spacing between tables and indoor seating is limited to 25% capacity, with social distancing in place. Delivery and curbside service remains an option.


[READ MORE: Restaurants prepare to reopen in Volusia-Flagler, with limitations]


RETAIL STORES: Businesses may reopen but must stay under 25% of their building capacity with groups of 10 or fewer only, and six feet of space maintained between parties. Stores must abide by the safety guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


STILL CLOSED: Bars, nightclubs, gyms, and personal services like barber shops, salons and hairdressers. Businesses such as salons who can take orders over the phone or online and deliver products to customers may do that.


BEACHES & PARKS: The state never closed the beaches but local governments did, and both Volusia and Flagler already have reopened their beaches to exercise, with restrictions. Many local parks have been reopened and about 80 state parks will partially open Monday. However, DeLeon Springs and Blue Spring remain closed for now.


[READ MORE: Coronavirus: Reopened Volusia beaches met with cheers, but hesitancy still looms]


[READ MORE: Flagler beaches reopen, restrictions removed other than social distancing]


ENTERTAINMENT: Museums and libraries may open at no more than 25% of their building occupancy, if permitted by local government, and interactive elements and play areas are still closed. Theaters and other entertainment venues are still closed.


MEDICAL/HEALTH: Elective surgeries can resume. Visits to nursing homes and long-term care facilities are still prohibited. Pharmacists in Florida will now be allowed to administer COVID-19 tests.


SCHOOLS: Distance-learning remains in effect.


TRAVEL: Nonessential travel and vacation rentals (AirBNB, etc.) are still prohibited.


COURTS: Felony and misdemeanor cases will be heard as of Monday, but criminal trials are still off the table until May 31. Services such as land records, deeds, liens, marriage license applications and child support payments remain available online and some services are available at walk-up windows.


PERSONAL SAFETY: Socializing in groups of more than 10 should still be avoided. Face masks are recommended in all face-to-face interactions. Visits to family and friends should also be avoided unless you are helping them with essentials such as food or medical care.


[READ THE GOVERNOR’S REPORT: 'Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida's Recovery']


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As of Sunday, there were 615 new cases of coronavirus statewide, bringing the state’s total to 36,078, with 1,379 deaths statewide. Volusia County now has 513 coronavirus cases and 26 deaths. Flagler has 140 cases and three coronavirus-related deaths.


[READ MORE: 1 more death in Volusia and 15 additional deaths statewide]


Gov. Ron DeSantis said he's deliberately taking things slowly during re-opening.


"I know some folks are saying, ‘Hey, flip the switch and just be done with it,’ but the country has never handled an epidemic like we have with this one," he said during a press conference in Daytona Beach on Sunday. "I think being safe, smart and step by step is the appropriate way to handle that."


[READ MORE: DeSantis says hospitals ready for return of elective surgeries during Daytona visit]


DeSantis said testing statewide is ramping up, with one effort involving a mobile lab inside an RV with the ability to give tests.


"So we’ll have 3,500 tests a week and we’re going to go to different long-term care facilities to start, offer these tests and be able to get results back very, very quickly," the governor said. "We’ll have an announcement on it when it’s ready to roll but I’m really excited about it."


DeSantis also said he had granted pharmacists the authority to give COVID tests and Walgreens has announced its going to do nine drive-through sites in Florida, including one in Orange City.


CVS and Walmart are also planning to announce testing programs in Florida soon, DeSantis said.


In the Orlando area, hair and nail salon owners met with DeSantis over the weekend, begging him to let them reopen and promising they could do so safely with new protocols like only allowing one customer in at a time, using disposable capes and requiring employees and customers to wear masks.


DeSantis urged patience, saying he's also eager for a haircut and to see sporting events and restaurants bustling with people, but cautioned it will take time.


"Tomorrow is just one step. It's certainly not the Florida we had in February, but we obviously want to get to where we’re back in the saddle."


The Associated Press contributed to this article.