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Queensland Borders To Remain Closed Until Further Research Is Undertaken

The Queensland government wants to see the final analysis of suppression measures used against the Delta variant of COVID-19 before reopening state borders.

Labor says the national cabinet of federal, state and territory leaders has only received an "interim analysis" of some measures.

This is the modelling of testing, tracing, isolation and quarantine (TTIQ) measures used in NSW to deal with an outbreak of the more transmissible strain.

"National cabinet noted but did not yet endorse the interim analysis," the leaders said in a statement on Friday.

State and territory leaders have also received an "interim update" on home quarantine trials in South Australia for vaccinated returnees.

But Queensland is waiting for the final analysis of that trial and analysis of a trial that's set to begin in NSW.

The government is also waiting for further analysis, requested by national cabinet, of the impact of reopening on health networks.

"Queensland looks forward to seeing the completed advice from the Doherty Institute," a government spokesperson told AAP on Thursday.

"Further work is also being done by AHPPC (Australian Health Protection Principal Committee) around the federal government's proposal for seven days home quarantine as part of the trial in NSW for returning international travellers."

Meanwhile, Queensland will start its own trial of home quarantine for state residents next week.

From Monday, 1000 people who've applied to enter from interstate hotspots have been offered the chance to go into 14 days of home, rather than hotel, quarantine.

"We ask that those Queenslanders taking part in the trial take the requirements of quarantining at home very seriously, to give the trial the best chance of success and possible future expansion," a Queensland Health spokesperson told AAP.

Currently, exemptions for home quarantine are only granted to certain students attending boarding schools in interstate hotspots, disabled people and people recovering from medical procedures.

The trial participants must have a home address in Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Ipswich, Logan, Gold Coast and Redland.

The home quarantine trial has been welcomed by thousands of Queenslanders stuck interstate and people from other states who are trying to move to Queensland.

Queensland's borders are set to stay closed to interstate virus hotspots until 80 per cent of eligible residents are fully vaccinated.

Currently, 68.3 per cent have had one dose of a vaccine and 49.5 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young is considering rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in schools.

"We've definitely been looking at that," she told ABC radio on Thursday.

"At this stage I want ... them (eligible children) to come forward with their parents and their grandparents, get the whole family out and get everyone vaccinated.

"Then we are going to later on ... look at schools because we have really good vaccine programs in our schools."

School children are already vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella.