Vancouver, BC. Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (the “Company” or “Silver Viper”) (TSX-V: VIPR) is pleased to announce that, following a nine week pause in operations, the exploration camp at La Virginia has re-opened and drilling activities are now underway. With close support from Globexplore Drilling, facilities at the exploration camp have been upgraded with enhanced health and safety protocols including monitoring and reporting systems. The recently renewed work program continues Phase II drilling at the El Rubi discovery area, where systematic testing of the structure is being conducted on 50m sectional step outs. A second drill will test exploration targets in and around the El Rubi location.