The Witcher: Henry Cavill suffered a hamstring injury during filming

Henry Cavill has confirmed he sustained a hamstring injury while filming The Witcher's second season.

The actor, 37,  took to Instagram on Thursday to give fans an update on his health, explaining that he hurt his hamstring prior to the UK's third lockdown.

Over the past few months, Henry has been busy on set shooting for the hit's forthcoming season, and it was reported in December that he had hurt his leg during a scene while working from 20ft in the air.

Getting better: Henry Cavill confirmed on Thursday that he suffered a hamstring injury while filming The Witcher's second season as he took 'major step' in his recovery by going for a jog

Getting better: Henry Cavill confirmed on Thursday that he suffered a hamstring injury while filming The Witcher's second season as he took 'major step' in his recovery by going for a jog

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Sharing a selfie where he wore a blue camouflage-print face mask after a jog, he said the exercise was a 'major step' in his recovery.

He explained to fans: 'We are in lockdown here the UK so I'm using my once a day outdoor exercise to go for my first jog since my hamstring injury! (More on that another time). 

'It wasn't fast, and it certainly was far, but it has been a major step in my recovery, and my first step to getting back into the groove after a Christmas that may have involved more than a few cups of mulled wine, and an exceptionally fat Turkey.'

Reports from The Sun in December claimed Henry had been wearing a safety harness while working at a height of 20ft when the injury occurred.

Recovery: Henry said, 'I'm using my once a day outdoor exercise to go for my first jog since my hamstring injury... It wasn't fast, and it certainly was far, but it has been a major step'

Recovery: Henry said, 'I'm using my once a day outdoor exercise to go for my first jog since my hamstring injury... It wasn't fast, and it certainly was far, but it has been a major step'

Injury: Over the past few months, Henry has been busy shooting scenes for the Netflix hit's forthcoming season, and it was reported in December that he had hurt his leg

Injury: Over the past few months, Henry has been busy shooting scenes for the hit's forthcoming season, and it was reported in December that he had hurt his leg

Although Henry 'did not require an ambulance', shooting for the upcoming show was said to have been delayed as he 'can't walk properly' and has been told to rest. 

A source told the publication: 'The filming has

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