CABORCA, Mexico, February 16th, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mexus Gold US (OTCQB: MXSG) (“Mexus” or the “Company) announced that it continues to mine the Mexus III pit area at its Santa Elena mine. The increase in mining efforts comesk after a 20 day slow down due to a COVID outbreak of some of its mine employees. The crew is now COVID free with the company taking extra measures to ensure the safety of all involved. Mexus CEO Paul Thompson recently received a vaccination shot adding confidence when traveling to the mine and interacting with employees and representatives of other mining companies. The Mexus III area continues to show a potent detachment alteration zone with values ranging from .7 to 1.2 Gpt Au and .3 to .5 Gpt Ag. The heap leach pad is currently leaching at 60 Gpm. The carbon filters have been filled with a new load of activated carbon collecting 100% of values at .25 to .27 ppm gold. Mexus expects the values to increase to .35 ppm within a week of additional material being placed on the heap leach pad.