The State of Uttar Pradesh has informed the Supreme Court that it has a total of 2,200 basic life support ambulances in addition to 250 advanced life support ambulances. .The submission was made in the affidavit filed by the State government in its appeal against a suo motu Allahabad High Court order describing the healthcare system in rural Uttar Pradesh as "Ram bharose" (at God's mercy). .The Supreme Court had earlier stayed this May 18 order passed by the High Court. While doing so, it had refused to accept a prayer by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to have only benches led by Chief Justices of High Courts hear COVID-19 related cases..The Court had appointed Senior Advocate Nidhesh Gupta as an amicus curiae and listed the case for hearing today..In its latest affidavit submitted before the Supreme Court, the State has submitted that it has 289 identified community health centres with two bypass machines for each. The affidavit further states that 298 oxygen centres have been provided by the Central government and another 20,000 such concentrators are being purchased..Some of the other figures from the affidavit are:1,771 oxygen concentrators have been provided to 273 community health centres. State is going to install oxygen concentrators with capacity of 44,082 litres per minute for 7,189 beds, out of which 18 generators are installed. Out of 177 oxygen concentrators which are sanctioned, only 18 are installed. 528 plants oxygen plants have been sanctioned and 133 are functional State has placed a purchase order for 20 oxygen concentrators for every Community Health Centre. State government has planned to establish paediatric ICUs with 10 to 15 beds in each district hospital and 25 to 30 medical colleges.