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Conflicting reports on the number of coronavirus deaths in Iran

DUBAI - At least 210 people have died from coronavirus in Iran, in various cities, as of Thursday night, BBC Persian reported on Friday, citing hospital sources.
An Iranian health ministry spokesman said on Friday that 34 people have died in Iran of coronavirus so far and that 388 are infected.
Iran's health ministry spokesman in a tweet on Friday rejected a report by BBC Persian that at least 210 people have died from coronavirus in the country.
The spokesman, Kianush Jahanpur, announced earlier in the day that 34 people have died from coronavirus in Iran so far. 
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