By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 00:49 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 01:20 BST, 3 October 2020
An Australian health minister has been slammed for taking a swipe at Donald and Melania Trump as the US president is rushed to hospital with COVID-19.
The president confirmed the couple tested positive on Friday and Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles sent him a tweet referencing Trump's earlier comments about disinfectant helping fight the virus.
'Have you considered intravenous disinfectant?,' Labor minister Mr Miles wrote on Twitter.
Earlier this year Trump seemed to suggest injecting bleach or disinfectant could have an impact on fighting against coronavirus, for which he was widely mocked.
Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles was slammed over his vile tweet (pictured) directed at Donald Trump after the US president tested positive for coronavirus
Mr Miles (pictured) made reference to Trump's earlier comments about injecting disinfectant to fight against COVID-19. His suggestion was labelled 'extremely inappropriate'
The president was moved to Walter Reed Military Medical Center on Saturday morning, Friday afternoon in the US, for COVID-19 treatment.
He will remain at the military hospital in Maryland for a 'few days' where the White House said he will be working from the