Only time will tell, whether the country is overcoming its Delta outbreak.
Daily case numbers have remained stable at about 20 cases each day for the past few day
The latest virus modelling shows the reproductive value is highly likely to be under one - meaning cases will decrease.
But Covid analyst Rodney Jones told Mike Hosking we aren't out of the woods yet.
"Right at the start I said it would be a slog, we've kind of been slogging through the mud and getting there but it's slow going so, more optimistic, but we're not there yet."