Hate crimes and incidents of aggression against Asian Americans have increased amid pandemic fears. Some Wisconsinites of Asian descent say they feel like they have to be on alert when they go out in public.
The state Department of Health Services announced March 26 that there are 707 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 11,583 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce more positive test results.
The Wisconsin Legislature's top Republicans say that now is not the time to question the emergency powers Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is using to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, saying those debates can wait for another day.