Azair is back at home after two weeks in hospital with Covid-19
MONTERREY, Mexico, May 16, 2020 – Mexican coach Jorge Azair is
back at home in good spirits after two weeks of hospitalization
affected by Covid-19.
Azair, who coached the Mexican men’s national team at the
Olympic Games in Rio 2016 after a hiatus of 48 years, was
discharged from University Hospital of Nuevo Leon after a
negative test as he reported in his facebook account.
"Friends, family, family of volleyball. With great joy I inform
you that I have already been discharged, now only to continue
taking care of ourselves from home. I am immensely grateful for
your prayers, good wishes and displays of affection. Eternal
thanks," Azair said in his account.
Azair, who is a coach for State Sport Institute (INDE), thinks
he was infected with the virus during a visit to Mexico City
where he felt the symptoms and was tested positive.
Jesus Perales, director of INDE an president of the Mexican
Volleyball Federation joined hundreds of players and former
volleyball players in expressing their joy for the recovery of
Azair has served as instructor in several courses and seminars
organized by the NORCECA/FIVB Regional Development Center in the
Dominican Republic and is very popular in the volleyball
Azair is expected to be back at the helm of Tigers Teams of the
Mexican League in the second semester of the year.