PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has paid more than $6 million to counties and municipalities whose projects have been approved for reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses through the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program.
The exact dollar amount is $6,171,912.92, as of Sept. 17.
According to MEMA, approximately $8 million has been approved for reimbursement. MEMA has received 148 applicantions from counties and municipalities who seek payment.